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How Sticklers Give Copyediting A Bad Name

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This article is in response to the reputation that editors and hyper-correct grammarians maintain. Is this criticism deserved? Perhaps, but think about what editors do for writers, overall.

“Writers are trying to communicate something–and writers are not the best proofreaders and copyeditors of their own work.”

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Author: djen

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