The other day, I had an interesting email exchange with the medical editor of the website I work on. The website is a startup free resource for paramedics, and the content is written by healthcare professionals of all levels. The medical editor is a physician. It’s his job to give the final stamp of approval.
Yesterday I told you the tale of the DJ whose marketing promo was filled with text that, sadly, potential customers likely would never get through. I promised a tip on how to ruthlessly cut words like an editor. I’m going to give you three instead. The way to do it is to remember that you’re
Last night, my fiance and I hung out with a friend who wants to better promote his DJ business. Toward the end of the night, he said to me, “Hey. You’re an editor, so you read all day, right? How about you read my marketing promo and make it sound better.” He was half joking, but I
Yesterday, I completed my EMT refresher course. Yes, the day I launched this blog I also renewed my national EMT certification. Talk about being an overacheiving perfectionist … (which isn’t such a bad thing in the world of editing). It’s been brutal. Because I completed all 72 hours and courses in 30 days, I had
Welcome to Miss Edit! I have always loved spring. As the season of my birthday, I’ve always felt like I owned the spring. But on another level, spring always enthralls me because it provides uplifting warmth through increased light and higher temperatures, and life through budding plants and flowers. That’s why it’s fitting that this