Featured Topic: Punctuation
In today’s News Roundup, we play the Comma Pokey game: putting commas in and taking them out again. Play along!
Featured Topic: Style
In today’s News Roundup: the subtleties of language via text messaging, a different view of and also, and the keeper of GPO style.
Featured Topic: Dictionaries and Their Words
Dictionaries generally collect words; once in a while, they also ban them. In today’s News Roundup.
Featured Topic: Usable Usage
Let’s start the week off with a bang, copyeditors. Today’s News Roundup looks at three language hot buttons. Where do you stand?
Featured Topic: Work-Life Balance
In a work habits survey, 25 percent of respondents don’t use all their vacation time, and 60 percent take less than 20 minutes for lunch. Use today’s News Roundup to create good work habits.
Featured Topic: Using Words Precisely
We copyeditors look at each word use and judge whether it is the most precise. Today’s News Roundup offers some tips for choosing the right word.
Featured Topic: Useable Usage
How do you keep up with changing usage and faulty rules? By reading today’s News Roundup, of course!
Featured Topic: Running Your Freelance Business
Freelance editing isn’t just about editing; it’s also about running a business. Today’s News Roundup gathers some good advice you can put to use right away.
Featured Topic: New Words
Confused about the word your author just used in a manuscript? Today’s News Roundup has some help for you.
Featured Topic: How to Edit
There’s no one right approach to editing, so today’s News Roundup points out three.
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