Category Archives: Editing

The Times, They Are A-Changin’

So, change is good right? When it comes to big changes, like moving to a different state or altering my worldview or rewriting an entire novel, I’m not too keen. I like regimen and consistency. I like knowing where I’ve been and where I’m going. I’m okay with little things, like geting a hair cut […]

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An Editor’s Life, or, Six Things I Did at Work Yesterday

Yesterday at work I felt very productive and realized that I got to do a little bit of just about everything that my job entails. I thought it might interest you, gentle readers, to see what it is like to be an editor. Now, this isn’t typical of most people of my position. Most editors […]

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In a land of make-believe that don’t believe in me

Happy National Grammar Day! I still don’t have a book review for you this week.  I’m two hundred or so pages away from the end of Fall of Giants.  So hopefully by Monday I’ll be done and have some insightful words about Ken Follet’s latest novel.  Also, due to this new postion at work, I’ve […]

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Who am I, and what’s so great about editing, anyway?

So my name is Jessie Sanders, and I am an editor.  Hopefully you have figured that out by now.  But what you may still be wondering is how I came to be an editor and what exactly it is that I do.  You weren’t?  Oh, well, you’re going to find out anyway! My Editing Journey […]

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>Office Observations

>So the IT director just came into our office and asked how to spell “finagle” while also managing to mispronounce it. Jordan helped him out, but Laura just asked, “Doesn’t he know how to use the internet?” I have found on multiple occasions that Grammar Girl is very helpful with her quick and dirty tips. […]

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