Protecting the Tower or Holding Back the Tide?

by Erin Brenner on July 17, 2012

A copyeditor’s job is to apply rules and style to a manuscript, to correct what’s wrong and ensure that the writing is suitable for the writer’s, publisher’s, and reader’s needs.

How can a copyeditor make a decision about a usage that’s in flux? When do we hold the line, and when do we concede a change?

Read how on the Copyediting blog.

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