Thursday, July 09, 2015

Book review tip

Even if the outlet for which you are writing does not want page numbers accompanying the quotes from the book under review, leave them in until the last minute anyway.

That way, if you find a problem with the quote as you are editing, you can go straight to the page from where it came. Furthermore, you may at some point want to rework the material for an outlet that does want page numbers, and you can find them again in your penultimate draft.

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