Where does the comma go?
I don’t know why this rule gets the regal treatment.
I recently heard someone call ellipses drama dots, and now I want to rename them. Drama dots sounds much more intriguing.
I know many writers are swearbears. Nothing can make a writer cuss louder than an unexpected Word update just when they’ve hit a writing groove and all the words are flowing easily.
The em-dash is one of my favorite punctuation marks. No worries if you have no idea what an em-dash is. I didn’t either until I became an editor. Well, I knew what it was, I just didn’t know its name.
Apostrophes do NOT make a word (including your last name!) plural.
Style sheets are one of my favorite organizational tools during the line editing process. They will save you so much time as you move from line editing, or copyediting, to proofreading.