Tag Archives: publishing

Why Footnotes Are Becoming Obsolete

The footnote, the holdover of documentation from the pre-digital era, continues to be a mainstay in the online world, but should it be? Tim Parks ponders that question in the New York Review of Books blog, arguing that in many … Continue reading

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Fracking’s Publishing Boom Revisited

In Sunday’s New York Times, Jim Malewitz of the Texas Tribune revisits the publishing boom that has erupted in South Texas with hydraulic fracturing. The story focuses on The Boom at Eagle Ford Shale, a newspaper published by Kathy Rudkin, who … Continue reading

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Truth in the Age of Nonfiction

I’ll be participating in a panel discussion as part of a symposium on nonfiction writing at Texas A&M University on Oct. 11. Sponsored by the Journalism Studies Program, the event, which is open to the public, kicks off with a … Continue reading

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The debut of Nautical Discoveries

Interested in knowing more about what’s going on in nautical archaeology? Since writing The Man Who Thought Like a Ship, I’ve found that information on the web is sparse and scattered. I’ve compiled a magazine on Flipboard, Nautical Discoveries, which collects information … Continue reading

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