Lori Paximadis

Words Matter. Neatness Counts.

Your third-grade teacher was right. The quality of your presentation affects your grade — only now we’re grown up, and your readers and your customers are the ones doing the grading.

Much like your body language unconsciously reveals more than what your words themselves convey, grammar, style, and layout can affect how your words and ideas are perceived.

Put your publication in the hands of a seasoned publishing professional who knows how to improve clarity and impose consistency without losing the author’s voice, and who can wrangle the most complicated projects into shape for on-time delivery.

Tame your email!

Email can be a nightmare. All those messages jammed into one inbox, all clamoring for attention and action like toddlers wanting to show you their latest trick. How do you sort out the ones that truly need attention from all the rest, the ones who jammed a marble up...

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Managing multiple projects

The usual workload here at Pax Studio is anywhere from three to six projects at a time, in various stages of progress, although sometimes it's less, and sometimes it's more. How do I manage all that? Block scheduling and interweaving. One of the first things I do as...

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Don’t organize what doesn’t need to be organized

True confessions: I love my label maker. It turns my filing cabinet and reference notebooks into things of beauty: neat, orderly, easily scannable to find what I need. However... I have learned to not turn so quickly toward the siren song of the label maker, begging...

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