And now, a note from your friendly neighborhood editor.
“Mars tugs at the human imagination like no other planet. With a force mightier than gravity, it attracts the eye to the shimmering red presence in the clear night sky . . . ”
— John Noble Wilford, Mars Beckons
A masterlist of multiple resources that could be helpful for editors, copy editors, proofreaders, and even writers!
“Love is a game that two can play and both win.”
— Eva Gabor
The short: 4/5 ✦. A fantastic, well-crafted, thoughtful middle-grade mystery for readers of any age.
“What strange creatures brothers are!”
— Jane Austen
The short: 4/5 ✦. The stellar final installment of The Shades of Magic series, with beautiful writing and high levels of sass and magic.
“People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.”
― Saul Bellow
A great deal of copy editing is subjective, and you can get hung up for hours on a single comma placement.
“The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us — there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries.”
― Carl Sagan, Cosmos