We hire a professional copyeditor for Post Road; she sends me all of her edits in Track Changes and I work with the contributor to arrive at a final product. Here are some sample copyedits.
As you know, we review proofs repeatedly in search of errors. With every “round,” I send comments back to the Layout Editor – here’s a sample page of comments.
The industry standard for print-based publishing is Adobe InDesign. InDesign is a complicated program, but it follows the same logic as other Adobe programs, like Photoshop – it separates its content into layers and separate boxes for images and text.
In demonstrating InDesign, I’ll refer to these files:
For more information about InDesign, you might consult the Adobe website, including the tutorial “How to Make a Postcard in InDesign”
Our current printer is Bookmasters in Ohio.