A great index is a work of art, helping readers find what they need. Here are 5 things professional book indexers wish authors knew about the process.
By Sarah Grey
Sarah Grey is developmental editor at O'Reilly Media, recipient of the ACES Robinson Prize, and co-creator of our Introduction to Professional Academic Editing course.
Footnotes, Endnotes, and the Authorial Conversation
Whether poetic, snarky, informative, or scandalous, footnotes forge complex social bonds between readers, authors, and editors.