I sighed. He shrugged. I flinched. He chuckled. I took a deep breath. And there you have it: five of the top 10 sentences in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series. To complete the set, just add laughed and frowned and/or interchange pronouns.
A copy editor at The New Yorker looks back at her unusual career in "Between You & Me," which reflects on hyphens, commas, spelling and profanity in print.
On language and class at the copy desk.
How a New Yorker copy editor learned to love house style.
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Commentary on Books, eBooks, and Editorial Matters
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An excerpt from The Art of Making Magazines