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An American Editor
Commentary on Books, eBooks, and Editorial Matters
12 Mistakes Nearly Everyone Who Writes About Grammar Mistakes...
There are a lot of bad grammar posts in the world. These days, anyone with a blog and a bunch of pet peeves can crank out a click-bait listicle of supposed grammar errors. There's just one problem -- these articles are often full of mistakes of one s...
No Room For Erasers, As Technology Deletes Pen Businesses...
10 old letter-writing tips that work for emails
Slaves of the Internet, Unite!
Sprint Beyond the Book
Editing Alice Munro
How many spaces should there be at the end of a sentence?...
Grammar nerds, sharpen your swords!
The Rise and Fall of the Infamous SarcMark
Don't Write Off Cursive
Teaching kids how to write in script is no longer a priority in American schools, but it should be.
8 Punctuation Marks That Are Now Extinct
On the face of it, punctuation is not the most electrifying of subjects. A comma is a comma, a period is a period, and a semicolon is an argument waiting to happen.
» Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway (or, the Privatization...
Today I received an email from the lawyers of author Susan Jeffers, PhD., notifying me that I'd infringed on her trademark by inadvertently using the phrase "feel the fear and do it anyway" in my post last week, .
"Word Portraits" is a series of illustrations by John Sokol. Artwork © John Sokol Link via iGNANT
Forget Twitter. In St. Louis, Bare Your Soul Via Typewriter...
The World's Best Website About Pencils
Pencil Revolution is a lesson in the wonders of the small, simple objects around us, if you just look closely enough.