“Lead” Poisoning: An Open Letter to Pat Meehan

If you're going to pander to educators -- especially those who teach writing -- you might want to make sure that you don't go out of your way to draw attention to your spelling errors.

Adventures in Editing: For Want of a Balloon

I suppose I'm spoiled by blogging: I have an idea. I type it up. Maybe, if I'm feeling ambitious, I proofread what I've written. I click the "Publish" button, and the world can see what's on my mind. It's the ultimate in immediate gratification. By way of contrast, book publishing is a much slower process.…Read more Adventures in Editing: For Want of a Balloon