What’s the one thing you would do even if you weren’t getting paid to? Or what’s the one activity you can see yourself doing forever? For me, it’s editing manuscripts. … Continue reading What’s an Editor?
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Here’s a fun fact: there’s actually a difference between “blond” and “blonde. And the distinction between the two words is something every good editor and proofreader should know. Plainly, a blond … Continue reading Blond vs. Blonde
Here’s a short one for you! Is it toward or towards? Are you walking toward or towards something? Well, technically, there’s nothing wrong with using both. “Toward” is most common … Continue reading Towards vs. Toward
This week I found myself going back and forth on how to correctly address a business entity in text while working on a project. It was late, I was tired, … Continue reading How to Use Pronouns Correctly
Dieing: an imaginary word often used to represent the word, “dying” or worse, “dyeing”. The only time it’s a real word is when a machinist or die maker uses it. … Continue reading Are You Dying or Dieing?
“Lie” and “lay” may be the most confusing words in the world for writers. As an editor, I see the confusion all the time. I even double check myself sometimes! … Continue reading Lay Vs. Lie
So, you want to get published and you’ve been sending what feels like–or may even really be–hundreds of queries to publishing houses (big and small), editors, and agents and no … Continue reading The Art of the Query Letter