Editor’s Essentials invites you to share it with the editing fraternity. After all, a story is to be told, an idea is worth spreading, and editors are the ones who never shy away from seeking advice.
Punctuation can get tricky especially when it comes to deciphering what the author intends to say and what strokes or dots need to be used to enhance the structure and meaning of a sentence. In Eats, Shoots & Leaves, by Lynne Truss, we discover how even the slightest of punctuation slipups can turn fatal!
Localization may be defined as the efforts to reach out to end-users and most importantly engage them. And there are various degrees of localization, from standardizing spelling to translation. Want to know more? Read on.
Without the external stimuli – which is nothing but continuous learning – the potential editor only remains that way – a potential editor, not realizing their great editing skills.
This week’s Editor’s Essentials Sunday Crossword is all about sentences. Each clue is a “sentence” that stands as an example of a technique. Identify the technique and that’s the answer to the clue.
Being a copy editor means being strong in the fundamentals. Understanding and mastering the syntax of a language is among…
Today, on this Teachers Day in India, the diminutive Editor’s Essentials blog is stepping into its own home. Welcome to www.editorsessentials.com.…
Commas are tiny, versatile, omnipotent commanders of the punctuation weaponry, helping us mortal editors who wage an everyday Kurukshetra against the evil of loss-of-meaning, the Incomprehensibility.
I talked about it already (here). Without doubt, the find-and-replace option is a handy tool for a copy editor. Here…
Not necessarily is “to” always an infinitive marker; it can be a preposition too.