Writing and Editing as Art and Science

Writing and Editing as Art and Science

In late April my third-grader received homework relating to the elementary school’s annual “Science Matters Day”: explaining how music and sound relates to science. We are a household of science buffs, so with customary gusto my son and I scoured the internet for...
Language Then and Now

Language Then and Now

A text message received last week:   parT on Fri. R u going? Eeeeeeeek! Commence internal editorial wincing. I freely admit to composing (mostly) grammatically correct emails/texts/IMs, including abbreviations. Spending an extra 15 seconds to write a lovely, concise...