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Innes M. Keighren, Charles W. J. Withers, and Bill Bell. Travels into Print Exploration, Writing, and Publishing with John Murray, 1773-1859. The University of Chicago Press.

Publisher’s description:

In eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain, books of travel and exploration were much more than simply the printed experiences of intrepid authors. They were works of both artistry and industry—products of the complex, and often contested, relationships between authors and editors, publishers and printers. 165 more words


Are prolific authors too much of a good thing?

An editorial in the BMJ in the past week questions the current paradigm of research institutions rewarding academics for seeking publication above all else, including quality of teaching, peer review, or leadership. 67 more words


Edmund L. DuBois, MS

A retired brigadier general of the U.S. Army, Edmund L. DuBois embraces his passion for writing as a renowned author and storyteller. He has thus far authored three novels: “A Lace Cap and Two Boys”; “In the Name of Church”; and “A Lesser Tale of the South Pacific.” An avid traveler, Mr. 186 more words


Writers vs Authors

While goofing off on Twitter a while ago, I came across a stranger whose profile read that they are an author. When I saw it, I stopped in my tracks and wondered what my own profile said. 573 more words