Monthly Archives: September 2005

Managing Projects and Tasks in Microsoft Outlook

I’m a book editor by day and a writer and programmer by night, which means I have dozens of projects going at any one time, and numerous tasks for each project. I’ve been looking for a way to manage all that and have finally figured out a system (using Microsoft Outlook) that seems to work. […]

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Divide and Conquer, Part 2

In our last issue, I wrote about increasing editorial efficiency by fixing one kind of problem at a time. This raises (*not* “begs”) the question, “What kinds of problems lend themselves to this approach?” Some possibilities for your consideration: * Fixing typographical errors with a spell check: * Editing all headings at the same […]

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