Students, fresh out of school, understand the age-old, job-searching paradox: you can't get a job without experience, but you need experience to get a job.Read More
“How wonderful it is to be able to write someone a letter! To feel like conveying your thoughts to a person, to sit at your desk and pick up a pen, to put your thoughts into words like this is truly marvelous.”
― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
Writers spend a lifetime practicing the art of selecting and rearranging words (and then rearranging them again). Not everyone has a lifetime to devote to this practice, but many have a desire to improve the words they put to paper and screen.Read More
My first blog post of 2016 is to share with you great news: my first article in an American magazine has been published!
How am I today? I am good.
Does my response sound incorrect to you? Did it make you shudder?
The other day, as I was preparing an application for a copyediting contract, I started thinking about how I could stand out from the masses. I knew there would be dozens – if not hundreds – of other applicants, so instead of telling the person hiring how skilled and passionate I am about copyediting, I decided instead to focus on the relationship between writers and editors.Read More