On your Marks … Get Set … Write! Lessons from the Great British Bake Off

I began watching “The Great British Bake Off” during a research trip in New Mexico. I had been hearing about this show for a while but had never taken a look, until three seasons of it appeared on Netflix (under its PBS title, “The Great British Baking Show”). I was instantly charmed by its combination … Continue reading On your Marks … Get Set … Write! Lessons from the Great British Bake Off

Historista’s Guide to the Writing Life Part III: The Trade Book Proposal

The Book Proposal: the most important document that you will create in this whole process. So you know, no pressure. Many of you may have written book proposals before, for academic presses. The good news is that trade book proposals share much in common with their academic relations; the not-exactly-bad but somewhat confusing news is … Continue reading Historista’s Guide to the Writing Life Part III: The Trade Book Proposal