Monthly Archives for September 2017

Book Pick: ‘Do I Make Myself Clear?’ by Harold Evans

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 […]

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Taking the Plunge: Running an Editing Business

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 . . .

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