It’s hard to believe, but I have been at my job for over 20 years. When I began, typesetting was still very much a craft. We coded everything. We developed our galleys in a processor. We cleaned trays of developer and fix. We reclaimed the silver.
You need a wow factor: infographics and social media endorsements. Maybe a YouTube channel.
The first time we had a discussion about desktop publishing I was horrified. It all looked like it was created in a basement on someone’s old computer. Back then desktop publishing was to typesetting as pulp fiction was to established hardcover novels.
With the current premium reprint run of the 1st Edition D&D products and the sneak peeks at the D&D Next rules, I have had my hand in every version of D&D in print. It’s been a good run. And now it’s time for a change.
I may use the first few entries to describe my career reboot (or–gulp!–lack thereof).
I was going to use this blog only to give tips and tricks, and perhaps wax passionately about digital vs. print production, but I may use the first few entries to describe my career reboot (or–gulp!–lack thereof). Continue reading Everything is Iterative … Career 2.0