Monthly Archives: October 2010

Speaking with the Publishers: Richard & Frankie Upton

“This is pretty exciting right now,” said Richard Upton as I spoke with him this afternoon. Richard and his wife Frankie allowed me to conduct an interview via telephone to get an inside scoop on the couple as well as … Continue reading

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My Transition to Adobe InDesign

If you’ve ever tried to work with InDesign, it is likely you got frustrated at some point and gave up. The program is very unique from those that most of us have experienced. The courses we took in school didn’t … Continue reading

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New Upton & Sons Book

This week we received printer’s proofs for a new book, First to Arrive on Custer’s Battlefield with the Montana Column. We edited this book as well as did the design and production. The work is based on the life of … Continue reading

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The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Collection

When I was the editor of Overland Journal, I often needed high-quality images to illustrate articles, but I did not have a large budget for reproductions and use fees, which can add up quickly. Enter the Library of Congress Prints … Continue reading

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I’m Jonna, and this is my second year at Capital A. Some of the topics that we will write about on this site: Projects past and present, editing topics, book design topics, history topics, people who we work with. Currently … Continue reading

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