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.”

 

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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.”