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Gobstopper, Tallywhacker

The copyeditor puts together a style sheet for each book. This is the vocabulary index for one I’ve got coming out in November. It reads like a list of hints.…View post

Copyeditor Chronicles Spelling Test

In today’s copyediting chronicles it has been definitively established: I never did know how to spell oeuvre. But carburetor? I got that.

Copyeditor Chronicles, Part Many

In today’s copyediting chronicles it has been definitively established: I never did know how to spell oeuvre. But carburetor? I got that.

Copyeditors At Work

You’re in a band, you thank the crew. You’re a writer, you thank the copyeditors. The show behind the show, making us sound┬ásmarter than we are. See also.

Stitching Up the Jesus Cow

Plodding through final pass of first pass of “The Jesus Cow.” It’ll be out in May of this year (early listen here). There are five pages like these and 100+…View post