All tagged editing

Things I Look Up When I'm Editing - Volume I

When you think of an editor, what do you think of? Do you imagine I work at a desk, surrounded by style guides and hardback grammar books? Do you imagine that I spend my time highlighting books that fall under the category of Literature, with a capital L? Do you imagine I scroll through my Facebook feed gleefully pointing out all the grammatical errors in every post? Do you imagine when I'm editing I spend my time looking up the intricacies of comma usage and vertical lists?

More importantly, do alligators hibernate?

Why the Observer's Table?

My business name is a promise to you. I promise to respect the vulnerability of the act of writing (don't underestimate how scary it is to launch a website; it might be business, but it still feels personal). And I promise a conversation, and not just a red markup.