I am about to write a research paper on why horror is significant. I recently read the blog of a friend and fellow editor that recounted our meet cute. She walked into the room, and I turned and smiled at her while motioning to a chair close by. She found her seat and the rest … Continue reading Why You Should Appreciate Horror
I find scam phone calls to be so funny some times. Let's not discuss the woman's grammar in the voice message, let's just chuckle. I hope you are all having a great week.
Have you ever read a news article and caught a silly mistake? Sometimes a journalist just doesn't catch everything, and editors are in short supply when there is a deadline. This poor woman getting caught in a bathtub with Cheetos made me want to read more, but then I saw the writing error. Would you … Continue reading Editing Cheetos – Left None On My Face
Hey there everyone. Tonight, I had a nice talk with one of my clients and he brought up some things that he would like me to investigate and I am sure that there are more of you out there that would be interested in it; so, I want to know what you need to know … Continue reading April Check In
I know what writers want . . . they want it all. Here’s the problem with that statement; wanting doesn’t require any effort. You can sit back in your comfortable chair behind your computer and imagine the accolades, the raving reviews, the book signings, and the money, but it isn’t until you get out of … Continue reading What Writers Want – To Get Noticed
There are few moments during my college experience when I have had the chance to really ridicule my course curriculum and materials. Usually the assignments are well written and have very few mistakes. Today was a different story. I sat down to take my very last final of this semester. It has been a long … Continue reading I Couldn’t Resist
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Shhhh, lean in and I will tell you. One of the traits that most authors have and wish no one knew is that they lack self-confidence. On the outside a writer wishes that they could be made of stone and have the fiery darts of criticism bounce off of them without so much as a … Continue reading I know Your Secret, and I Can Help
There are some seriously misconstrued ideas about editors out there. First, there's the newspaper editor that is usually some rough-around-the-edges crone yelling from her office to get the copy on her desk, NOW! There is that snobbish devil of a woman donning Prada as she speaks from her holy place of residence on the top … Continue reading Editors Are Not Merely Colons and Periods