What can copyeditors do to make ebook production smoother and more hassle-free? I got a chance to talk to the industry’s busiest ebook creators from North America and the UK at the ebookCraft conference in Toronto, Canada, a couple weeks ago. Find out their requests, and how to enhance your roll in digital production today, in my column at Copyediting.com.
Mentioned in this post:
- A11y (accessibility) standard from www3
- Simon Collinson, Digital Editor at England’s all-digital Canelo Digital Publishing
- Lindsey Hunnewell, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Nimbus Publishing Ltd. in Canada
- Laura Brady of Brady Type
- Brendan Ouellette, of Canada’s Annick Press
- start beta-testing new powerful features and designing better reader experiences
- microdata http://schema.org/docs/gs.html
- Jiminy Panoz @JiminyPan on preserving ebooks for the future: “Totally dependent on web technologies. It’s been 25 years and the websites from 25 years ago still work in browsers today.”
- “With the expanded use of EPUB3 these last couple of years, accessibility can and should be built into every ebook from the planning stages to final delivery.” Sarah Hilderley Quarry Press, Kevin Callahan @BNGOBooks
Photo by Zhoa, used under CC BY-2.0 license.