Author Stephen King’s uncle had insisted on carrying a large and heavy tool box yet the only tool that was needed to fix the problem was a screwdriver. Can you guess why? Read on!
Punctuation can get tricky especially when it comes to deciphering what the author intends to say and what strokes or dots need to be used to enhance the structure and meaning of a sentence. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, by Lynne Truss, we discover how even the slightest of punctuation slipups can turn fatal!
Celebrations are a coming together of groups of people with the common goal of commemorating or valuing something. Why can’t grammar be that thing?
One of the first things a copyeditor would learn is about the differences between the British English and the American English. This post takes a quick look into the important differences between the two.
Not many would link editing and psychology. Of course, it is nearly impossible to evaluate the psychology of editors since the person sitting behind every keyboard or holding red pen can be very diverse. So, contrary to the general opinion, putting editors in a box labeled ‘nerd’ may be difficult.
Without the external stimuli – which is nothing but continuous learning – the potential editor only remains that way – a potential editor, not realizing their great editing skills.