Index Wisdom with Catherine Barr

Dec
2
Sat
Index Wisdom with Catherine Barr @ City of Orange Library, Rotary Room
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

In the days of Google and SEO, failing to include an index in your nonfiction book is a shortcut that can hurt you in the long run.

Indexing expert Catherine Barr reveals why indexes are even more valuable than ever. She’ll explain what kinds of indexes are there, and what purposes they serve. She’ll help you evaluate what makes for a good versus a bad index. She’ll also explain what kind of indexers are there, how they do what they do, and why you should never attempt to index your book yourself. She’ll describe why librarians, book reviewers and search engines love indexes, and how a good one can help promote your book.

Catherine Barr

Member of the American Society for Indexing, Catherine the has been indexing for many years a variety of texts such as biographies, histories, how-tos, cookbooks, and more. Through her website, Under The Oaks Indexing, and active attendance in local writing groups she has been an advocate for her profession.

In the days of Google and SEO, failing to include an index in your nonfiction book is a shortcut that can hurt you in the long run.

Indexing expert Catherine Barr reveals why indexes are even more valuable than ever. She’ll explain what kinds of indexes are there, and what purposes they serve. She’ll help you evaluate what makes for a good versus a bad index. She’ll also explain what kind of indexers are there, how they do what they do, and why you should never attempt to index your book yourself. She’ll describe why librarians, book reviewers and search engines love indexes, and how a good one can help promote your book.

Catherine Barr

Member of the American Society for Indexing, Catherine the has been indexing for many years a variety of texts such as biographies, histories, how-tos, cookbooks, and more. Through her website, Under The Oaks Indexing, and active attendance in local writing groups she has been an advocate for her profession.

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Publishers and Writers Orange County (PWOC): a professional association of the publishing community in the Orange County, educating business-minded self-publishers and authors.

Publishers and Writers of the Orange County (PWOC) is an extension of Publishers and Writers of San Diego (PWSD), which has been serving as a forum for education, networking, and motivation since 1994. Originally founded as The San Diego Publishers Alliance, our group comprises members from all areas of publishing and writing — authors, independent publishers, editors, book packagers, designers, consultants, promotional professionals, students, and more. Our membership includes numerous award-winning authors, writers, and publishing professionals.
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