New on the blog for 2017: Chicago Manual of Style Read-Along

It’s good to have goals, and a big one of mine is going to be met in 2017. I am going to read the entire 1,026 pages of the 16th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, and share my thoughts here each week. I’ve used various editions of CMoS over the years — both as a[…]

Editing Tips #1: Proofing and Edit Marks, A Primer

As technology advances, we often lose the manual skills that tech is meant to replace. Even knowledge fades away as new techniques are developed. How many of us have the Dewey Decimal system memorized anymore? Know how to rebuild a carburetor? How about canning your own jellies, sewing a quilt by hand, or raising chickens*? If we’re[…]