I shared this advice a couple of years ago as a guest post for Wine, Women & Well=being, for writers preparing to submit to their anthologies. So…… Read more “First-Time Submission Success Guide”
May the subjunctive be with you
After I posted on Instagram last week for Star Wars day, I couldn’t stop seeing Lucas-inspired linguistic curiosities. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_wgz3tpl-_/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Follow @the_word_bothy on Instagram for more grammar geekery.…… Read more “May the subjunctive be with you”
What is proofreading?
Proofreading is that last – crucial – check before you publish or submit your writing. In most cases, text is already formatted before a proofread, so there…… Read more “What is proofreading?”
What is copyediting?
There’s a widely used recommendation that copyediting should cover ‘the 5 Cs’: making sure text is clear, concise, correct, comprehensible, and consistent. Copyediting takes place early in…… Read more “What is copyediting?”