The Future of Print Books and Legal Publishing

Jared Correia interviewed Ed Walters in the latest Legal Toolkit podcast, providing a glimpse into the future of legal publishing. It's a fun conversation for book geeks, and it serves up some great insights. For example, big global publishers (Thomson Reuters, Wolters Kluwer) have found print books to be a drag on their business, but this has … Continue reading The Future of Print Books and Legal Publishing

Fastcase’s New Publishing Arm

Fastcase announced its own publishing house last week: Full Court Press. The name comes from this New Yorker article about a basketball strategy that gives plucky underdogs a chance against bigger, more skilled, more traditional teams. It recognizes the monumental task of creating a body of secondary legal materials that can compete with West and Lexis. … Continue reading Fastcase’s New Publishing Arm

Garner’s Business Writing Basics Bryan Garner just shared this video of five writing tips. It's a great start to writing better in your job, whatever it is. I, for one, will try to use we, our, you, and your more. As Garner states, good business writing "is a skill you must cultivate to succeed." William Zinsser made much the same point in On Writing Well: … Continue reading Garner’s Business Writing Basics