On the difference between copyediting fiction vs. academic writing.
Prior to Hurricane Ida, I had never evacuated for a storm. I grew up along the west coast of Florida, but any of the storms that were forecast to hit us, just grazed the edges of the state and we were left miraculously untouched. I am lucky enough to have family in the Florida panhandle […]
What happens when editing itself needs to be revised?
In which a publisher burns books.
You turn the pages with increasing wonderment and awe. All of the metaphors of loving: delight, joyful laughter, fear of losing the conversation come into play.
One of My Good Son’s intuitive yet essential themes
Every entry was given the opportunity to impress, but only one could make it to the end.
Decluttering footnotes can spark joy!
It feels corny to invest in the analog to this degree, but if I am being honest, it is also a relief…
By Leah Myers, Graduate assistant Reading well-constructed prose is one of life’s joys. Sentences that convey the author’s beliefs and ideas accurately and concisely are a wonder to me. Alex Myers’ Supporting Transgender Students is full of this kind of writing, and it was difficult to not be caught in the words as I was […]