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Understanding Editorial Standards

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Here's a great resource produced by the Editors' Association of Canada, called Professional Editorial Standards. If you've wondered about the fundamentals of editing, or the differences between structural, stylistic and copyediting, or what's involved in proofreading, this is your go-to overview: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2503/2728/files/Professional_Editorial_Standards.pdf?24

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New e-books from Sumeru

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Cypress Trees in the Garden: The Second Generation of Zen Teaching in America, by Richard Bryan McDaniel, is now available as an e-book from your favourite online vendor, as well as in paperback. Catholicism and Zen, by Richard Bryan McDaniel, is also now available as an e-book from your favourite online vendor, as well as in paperback.

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How Buddhist Chaplains are trained

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I recently discovered this short piece from National Public Radio in the States on how Buddhist Chaplains are trained: http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/05/26/buddhist-chaplains It was particularly interesting because Sumeru is pleased to announce that next year we will be publishing a new textbook for Buddhist chaplains: Kalyāṇamitra: A Buddhist Model for Spiritual Care This book will be only the fourth work ever published in the field of Buddhist spiritual care and the first to provide a comprehensive theory to guide the work of Buddhist chaplains. That theory is the Three Prajñās Framework for Spiritual Care. Prajñā means wisdom (roughly) and the Three Prajñās...

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Shambhala Books launches children's imprint

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Shambhala Books is launching a children's imprint, in association with the Khyentse Foundation's Children's Book prize. Below is the information from their new press release. Although the submission date seems to have passed, making it impossible to submit a book for consideration, it is worth noting. Perhaps it was a typo and they meant 2019?... Here's what they are saying: We are delighted to announce that Shambhala is launching a children’s imprint named Bala Kids in the Fall of 2018. Bala Kids will be devoted to inspiring the next generation through the Buddhist values of compassion and wisdom. With a shared...

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Welcome to the new Sumeru Books website

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   We're pleased to introduce the new Sumeru Books site on the Shopify platform, which will give us a host of great new features to serve you better. For starters, we now offer fully secure e-commerce. You can now purchase from us directly as well as from the 3000+ online book stores who already represent us. You'll also find pages load faster (which is always nice). In addition to infrastructure, we have a few other new developments in the works... Buddhist films are coming soon! We have been busy forging relationships with a broad range of motion picture distributors around the...

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