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October 27, 2015

Lighting a Candle Instead of Cursing the Lack of Reading

Once again another survey has emerged noting the decline of book reading among Americans across all formats--print, digital or audio. The new Pew Research Center Survey confirms a long-term trend. As more forms of entertainment arise and as education levels decline, reading goes down.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 10:45 AM

October 20, 2015

Questions Academic Authors Should Ask (4)

Here are two final questions in my series (see here and here and here) of questions that scholars should be asking about publishing.

What about self-publishing?

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 9:56 AM

October 13, 2015

Questions Academic Authors Should Ask (3)

I've been writing (here and here) about questions scholars should be asking about publishing, but often aren't. Here are a few more.

What about academics writing for a general readership?

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 9:57 AM

October 8, 2015

Questions Academic Authors Should Ask (2)

In my last post I offered a few questions academic authors should be asking before they start thinking about a manuscript. Here are some more.

Aren't simultaneous submissions taboo?

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 9:53 AM

October 6, 2015

Questions Academic Authors Should Ask (1)

Sometimes academic authors come to me as an editor with questions about book publishing. Too often they do not. They simply have their proposed manuscript to present. As a result, they sometimes make missteps on the road to publication. As we approach the season of academic conferences where I will be meeting dozens of prospective authors, here are some questions they should be asking.

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Posted by Andy Le Peau at 9:59 AM

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book cover"Some publishers tell you what to believe. Other publishers tell you what you already believe. But InterVarsity Press helps you believe," says J. I. Packer. Andy Le Peau and Linda Doll describe how this came to be a hallmark of InterVarsity Press in Heart. Soul. Mind. Strength, an anecdotal history spanning the sixty years from the founding of IVP in 1947 to the present day.