Too often people perceive the work of editors as so much pedantry or needless fussiness. But editors help authors communicate to their audience, and, as Harold Evans demonstrates in Do I Make Myself Clear? Why Writing Well Matters, writing well does matter—and sometimes it even saves lives. Emotional Response I did not expect […]
Last Wednesday I said my goodbyes as senior editor at Recorded Books and embarked on a new life running an editing business. Even after fourteen years with a company I love . . . Even after forming personal and professional relationships I hope will continue indefinitely . . .Even after spending nearly a third of my life as a Recorded Books employee . . .Even after all that, those first steps into my new endeavor felt . . .