publishers

Writing a rationale for your materials

In a previous post about writing samples for publishers I mentioned including a rationale. I can’t say for sure that publishers welcome this. Maybe they just want to look at your sample materials and judge for themselves whether you’ve got… Read More ›

Materials Writing: Samples

Question from a reader: Can you give me some advice on how to write a sample? Ummm… The free ‘No Nonsense Guide to Writing’ from ELT Writers Connected includes a good overview on this topic (see page 27, written by… Read More ›

Teacher development and coursebooks

Prompted by a tweet from @michaelegriffin, here are some thoughts on how coursebooks/published materials/in-house resources can aid teacher development. Michael asked this: I shared some examples of how I provide development tips in published resources, such as these two from… Read More ›