Ask the editor….come on, we know you have questions!

If you’re a writer, published or unpublished, we know you probably have questions about the nitty-gritty details of editing a novel. So once a month we’ll be posting your questions with answers from our editing partners. The only rule we have is that your questions be related to writing or editing — that’s it! You Read more about Ask the editor….come on, we know you have questions![…]

Apostrophe Abuse: It … must … stop!

This week we’re talking about the much-maligned apostrophe, a mark of punctuation that has been incorrectly used by so many in American pop culture over the past few years (maybe even the past decade) that even I have been known to fall victim to popular but incorrect usage from time to time. (And believe me, Read more about Apostrophe Abuse: It … must … stop![…]

We nearly came to blows…over a comma?

My son and I had it out the other day. I don’t remember which of us began yelling first, but what started as an innocent conversation took less than a minute to escalate to an all-out screaming match. If our neighbors were unlucky enough to hear us, they probably guessed we were arguing about money, Read more about We nearly came to blows…over a comma?[…]