Tag: Editing

Honorable writing

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. American engineer, politician, and 31st President of the United States, Herbert Hoover, was born on this day in 1874 (died 1964). Hoover is not remembered as one of history‚Äôs most successful presidents. Defeated by FDR in a mid-Depression landslide, Hoover continued to speak out about …

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Second edit to the right, straight on ’til morning

It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else. Scottish novelist and playwright, Sir James M. Barrie, was born on this day in 1860 (died 1837). Every working writer knows that the route to success is simply to submit, submit, submit. The rejection letters will far outnumber the contracts. More often …

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