“It’s in the Twists and Turns of the Plot That the Magic Lies”: Editing Crime Fiction with Louise Harnby

Interview conducted by Jennifer D. Foster and Alicja Minda. Louise Harnby is a professional fiction editor with 30 years’ publishing experience who specializes in working with independent crime, thriller, and mystery writers. Based in Norwich, UK, she is an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP). She is also one … Continue reading “It’s in the Twists and Turns of the Plot That the Magic Lies”: Editing Crime Fiction with Louise Harnby

A Generosity of Editors

by Michelle Waitzman Editors sometimes have fun sharing—and inventing—collective nouns for various groups of creatures or people. When it comes to editors themselves, I propose to call the group “a generosity of editors.” When they gather in large (or even modest) numbers, editors are exceedingly generous with their knowledge, experience and wisdom. I was reminded … Continue reading A Generosity of Editors

The Nitpicker’s Nook: June’s linguistic links roundup

The Nitpicker’s Nook is a monthly collection of language-related articles, interviews, and blog posts. If you read something that would make a good addition, email your suggestion to [email protected] By Savanna Scott Leslie That’s a wrap on the 2016 Editors Canada conference in Vancouver! Paul Cipywnyk shared his photos from the event so you can … Continue reading The Nitpicker’s Nook: June’s linguistic links roundup