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Digital Proofreading Optimized

For those in the business of making writers look and sound as good as possible, the crossover point between editorial and design is typically at the proofreading stage. Making this handoff efficient and productive is in everyone’s best interest, and recent changes in the standard design tools make it worth (re)considering digital proofreading using Adobe Acrobat and how to make it work best for all departments involved.

In this webinar, book designer Paul Nylander will share the pros and cons of digital markup, compare three paths through the digital/PDF jungle, and offer a little peek behind the curtain to see how proofreader markup makes it way onto the typeset page.

Registration closes two hours before the start of this meeting. Nonmembers may attend up to two free Professional Editors Network meetings before becoming a member.

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September 8, 2020


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Online Event


  • Paul Nylander
    Paul Nylander
    Illustrada Design

    Paul Nylander is a Minneapolis-based artist and designer whose passion for crafting books has taken him from ebooks and trade paperbacks to hand-printed artist books. He believes every book deserves to be well designed, with intentionality and purpose. Through his studio, Illustrada Design, Paul’s focus is on creating books that joyfully reflect the passion and individuality of their proud authors. He is a member of the board of directors of both the Midwest Independent Publishers Association and the Minnesota Book Publishers Roundtable as well as a member of the artist collective of the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.