Posted on July 17, 2012 Posted by Bertha Perez


Protecting the Tower or Holding Back the Tide?

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.



About Erin Brenner

With a BA and an MA in English, Erin has been an editing professional for 15 years, working on a variety of media, especially online. Her niche is business/marketing and online. In addition, she has experience teaching editing to non-editors and coaching writers. In 2008, Erin was bitten by the social media bug…hard. Follow her on Twitter, @ebrenner, and get a daily vocabulary word, a link to the article of the day, and much more. You can also find her on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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