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I was editing an article recently, and something about it was bugging me. I thought about it and then I… Read more The easy way to avoid bias in your writing
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The editors of the Oxford English Dictionary want your help in tracing the history of particular…
‘These Are Your Kids on Books’ Poster Goes Viral – GalleyCat. Though it’s great to promote reading to kids, is… Read more Literacy campaign could use an editor
Anatomy of a Fake Quotation – Megan McArdle – National – The Atlantic. All it took was one misunderstanding and… Read more Misquoted Facebook status becomes misattributed quote in mere keystrokes
Computers are dumb. You’re smart. And in the frenzy of writing, it’s easy to make dumb human errors. So before… Read more 3 good reasons to edit your work with human eyes
CBC News – British Columbia – Carr statue unveiling marred by bronzed typo. News of an unveiling of a statue… Read more Call a proofreader next time
I was alerted that yesterday, March 4, was National Grammar Day. I didn’t mark the holiday by doing anything special… Read more Celebrate good grammar
To avoid people coming to your store trying to redeem what they “think” is your offer, as seen on the… Read more Why hire an editor?
After responding to several calls for editing work over the past couple of weeks, it occurs to me that most… Read more What kind of editor do you want?
The Editors’ Association BC Branch has just announced their topic for the March monthly meeting and it looks like a… Read more EAC meeting addresses the power and perils of writing online