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January 20, 2016

The Future of Editing 2: Who Editors Need to Be

For me, editing has always been about loving words and loving ideas. Learning and thinking will always be important. Yet in a technology-saturated world with an ever-accelerating rate of change, we don't know exactly what books and reading will be like in the future. We have a better idea, however, of who editors need to be in the future.

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January 12, 2016

The Future of Editing 1: Everyone Needs an Editor

Jim Sire, my predecessor at IVP as editorial director, loved to tell the story of a book review he had drafted. He showed it to Paul to look over before he sent it off to a journal.

Paul told him, "Here you say the book has merit but wasn't evocative enough. What you actually write, however, is, 'The book isn't suggestive enough.' That actually has a very different meaning than the one I think you intend! I doubt you mean that the book fails to contain adequate sexual innuendo."

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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.