Content Tagged ‘Diana Hume George’

“A Dry Year” in Chautauqua

June 22, 2009 | 5 Comments

Edit, or else

May 23, 2009 | 2 Comments

from “Copyediting. Vital. Do It or Have It Done,” in Brevity’s Craft Essays, by Diana Hume George, author of The Lonely Other: A Woman Watching America and other books. “In my capacity as a screener, I automatically reject any book or essay that does not honor the conventions. It doesn’t matter how good the content is. Editors won’t waste their time fixing matters that should have been attended to long before the writer sent it out as a professionally finished product. …

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