Category Archives: editing

Keeping Your Acronyms in Order

I’ve written about acronyms here and there, but occasionally I get a master’s-class-level experience that must be shared. For the past two weeks, in between family get togethers, I’ve been working on a rather hefty proposal for a customer (in … Continue reading

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Pet Peeves, Revisited – Hyphens

Does every editor have pet peeves? Probably. Every full-time editor I’ve worked with eventually asked me to stop doing X at some point, and I guess I’m no different. I’m just sharing my feedback via blog. I WANT people to … Continue reading

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Thinking and Working Like a Pro

At the suggestion of my buddy Stuart, I’ve started reading several books by Steven Pressfield. The one I just finished yesterday is titled The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles. The point of … Continue reading

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Doing What You Love vs. Doing What You Have To

As many of my regular readers know, I’m a bit of a space exploration enthusiast. That’s why I went back to grad school to get a master’s degree. It’s why I’ve spent a ridiculous amount of time writing about space … Continue reading

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Friday Miscellany

I don’t have a single, long thought to share with you this week. However, I have a few shorter ones related to technical editing that you might find of value. Or not. Stranger things have happened.

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