Update on “The 7 Deadly Sins of Student Writers”

According to Ben Yagoda, punctuation is this generation’s downfall.  See his article in the Chronicle of Higher Ed, “The Elements of Clunk.”



Take an Editing Course from the Masters

From the birthplace of Chicago style….

The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies offers individual courses and a certificate program in editing.  Many of the courses meet for a two- or three-day seminar followed by take-home assignments.  Courses include various levels of manuscript editing (often taught by journal editors) and electives like “Editing Electronically: Using Word Processing Tools.”