A new advice column, because our brains need grammar
I’m holed up in my house most of the time. I spend all day in my slippers. I sit for hours at a stretch obsessing over tiny problems that most people wouldn’t even notice.
I’m a copyeditor. This is business as usual.
The copyeditor’s job is to help a piece of writing become its best self. That means looking closely at how that piece of writing works, inspecting the construction of each phrase and sentence. …