This three-part blog post provides some strategies and tips to help you embark on writing a history of your organisation. The posts are based on my experience of managing these large projects for a variety of clients from associations and corporates to not-for-profits and government departments.
This accessible and visually stunning social history looks at the impact of the Great War on the men and women of New South Wales at home and those on the battlefronts. Containing 52 double-page spread chapters that comprise text, images of artefacts and objects from public and private collections, and photographs (many of which are previously unpublished), leafing through the pages of this book is much like the experience of visiting a museum.
Writing a book is a complex task. It's not always clear what makes for a successful book, but are there are three elements that help engage readers: content, style and emotion...
Masterful public speaking is an essential skill for stand-out business leadership. While the internet has opened up a plethora of at-your-desk platforms that allow you to easily and quickly share your views, breakthroughs, and hardships in writing, the spoken word remains immensely powerful.
Over the past two weeks, Longueville Media had the pleasure of launching our most recent book for the Government of Timor-Leste: Enduring Memories – Timor-Leste’s resistance veterans & the 2015 Centenary of Anzac Tour.
"[Enduring Memories] represents the special relationship between not only the veterans from Australia and Timor-Leste, but also the special relationship between our peoples." – HE Xanana Gusmao
In the publishing world, when a new book is created by a publishing company it's called commissioning a new title. The process a publisher, or commissioning editor, embarks on is a mix of identifying the market(s) for the book and working out structure and content to ensure it covers all the essential topics in its particular subject area.
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