Editing Tips from Douglas Gibson (#7)

Every two weeks we’re sharing tips for editors from the desk of Douglas Gibson. Good for those starting out or old hands who need a reminder, these reminders form an engaging guide for sharp-eyed wordsmiths.

Tip #7

From the chapter on Hugh MacLennan: “I should note that the rule is unvarying; the less experienced writers are the most defensive in the editorial process, insisting that not a hair of their baby’s head, not a comma, be touched.”

Missed the previous tips? Check out Tip #1, Tip #2, Tip #3Tip #4, Tip #5, and Tip #6.

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