Featured Topic: Work-Life Balance
Ready for a new week, copyeditors, or is your passion flagging? Check out today’s News Roundup to rekindle your passion.
Featured Topic: Word Love
What copyeditor doesn’t love words? Today’s News Roundup has our first glimpse of Word of the Year contests, a rundown of the exciting changes in the Ngram Viewer, and a great reason to love the mundanity of dictionaries. Happy Friday, word geeks!
Featured Topic: Vagaries of Language
Copyeditors work hard to get copy just right. Yet we can’t achieve perfection and we must allow for the vagaries of language. In today’s News Roundup.
Featured Topic: The Value of Copyediting
We all have to stand up and defend our jobs sometime. Today’s News Roundup offers three articles that can help you make your case.
Featured Topic: Words to Watch
In today’s News Roundup: Ben Zimmer talks with CMOS about technology’s effect on language. Plus, a new eggcorn to watch for and some fifty-cent words to season a writer’s prose.
Featured Topic: Style Questions
As thorough as style guides try to be, there are always new questions. In today’s News Roundup, we gather some interesting answers.
Featured Topic: Trouble in the Publishing World
The latest news about scholarly publishing and small publishing houses isn’t good. Today’s News Roundup has the details.
Featured Topic: The Copyeditor’s Work Life
In today’s News Roundup, we look at how to find work when you’re starting out, how to get started on Twitter, and how to maintain work discipline at home.
Featured Topic: Wordy Questions
Is a word really too new to use? Where are our words coming from? And what happens to words we use a lot? Answers to these questions are in today’s News Roundup.
Featured Topic: Usage Problems
Today’s News Roundup jumps right into the hard stuff: the subjunctive mood, singular their, and possessive pronouns. Let’s get to work!
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