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5 Kick-In-The-Pants Tips For Editing Stuff

Y’know how sometimes you have those days, the ones that make you wanna throw your sneakers through a window and curl up in your closet with a box of ice cream sandwiches? 1,414 more words

Writing

Q&A with Marnie Shure, deputy managing editor at The Onion

Marnie Shure is deputy managing editor at The Onion, the satirical website that describes itself as “America’s Finest News Source.” In this interview, conducted by email, she discusses her role at The Onion and how editing and headline writing work there. 480 more words

Headlines

Q&A with Courtney Rukan, multiplatform editor at The Washington Post

Courtney Rukan is deputy multiplatform editing chief at The Washington Post, a job she has held since 2010. She previously worked as a copy editor in the sports and features departments at the Post. 1,554 more words

Web Editing

Q&A with Bob Bryan, reporter for Business Insider

Bob Bryan is markets reporter for Business Insider. In this interview, conducted by email, he discusses his beat and headline writing and social media at BI. 770 more words

Journalism Education

Q&A with Emily Storrow, assistant editor at The Local Palate

Emily Storrow is assistant editor at The Local Palate, a culinary magazine in Charleston, South Carolina. In this interview, conducted by email, Storrow discusses her role there and her transition from newspapers to magazines. 724 more words

Headlines

What does a Script Editor do?

I am asked this question all the time. Even people who work in the film and TV industry are often unclear of exactly what to expect from working with a Script Editor. 262 more words

Writing

Character By Character: A Revision Method that Works

Revising a novel, some say, is more difficult than writing it. My bet is that in the course of the initial writing you’ve come to know your story like you know the smell of faeces. 607 more words

Writing