I’ve been watching a lot of logging videos. Pretentious admission: it’s research for a book I’m working on. It’s awfully fun to watch the trees go over, too, though.
Friday Fun: How Books Are Made
If you’re one of the four people who read here, you know that I’ve been working my hind-quarters off on publishing Story Warren’s first book, The Green Ember. A few weeks ago, I went looking for good “how it’s done” videos to help Sam’s kids and my own kids understand exactly what was taking so long about the printing process.
As someone who has sold book printing for over ten years, it’s easy for me to forget how foreign these processes seem to people who have never thought them through. My kids have seen the printer at the office, but they’ve never seen a printing press. They don’t have a frame of reference. You may be in the same boat. If so, here’s a great video that helps to explain how books are made: