the use of consultants

Sharing shortcuts:

people sharing informationAs the Beatles memorably crooned, and I paraphrase, “we get by with a little help from our friends.” In the making of dictionaries, the number and variety of “friends” needed to bring any project to completion seem endless. But one kind of “friend” in particular, the consultant, is especially valuable.

With that in mind, readers of this blog may be interested in a blog post I wrote for my Mixed Blessings Dictionary blog, entitled “how writing a dictionary can prompt you to talk to strangers.”┬áIn the post, I mention that I am using consultants, and I describe two recent encounters with consultants.