Writing for different purposes

Being a good writer in a particular genre, on a particular medium, does not necessarily mean that we’re able to transpose that same writing ability and apply it to different media. To put it in no-nonsense terms… different media require different styles of writing! While writing an academic/research paper more often than not requires rather long…

What do writers need from editors?

So I recently had a conversation with another writer friend of mine, and we went into a rant-like discussion about what writers really need from editors. Because trust me, though the two have to work very closely with each other, there’s a lot—a lot—of tension, especially when it comes to creative differences. So I’ve come up…

What are editors?

My first ever video (bear with me!), talking about what we editors are! (Hint: we are not grammar nazis!)  

Of course we need editors!

So in response to my previous blog post wondering whether we need editors in this technology-infused world… YES, WE DO. (As you can also tell from the title of this blog post…) But why do we need editors when Word has spell-check and most modern phones have auto-correct? The answer is: this and this. As we…