One of the greatest joys of working as a freelance editor is having the freedom to choose projects that move you.  As a longtime social justice activist, I love working with authors whose work changes the world for the better.  That’s why I’m excited to be working with Rabbi Brant Rosen on a new blog-to-book […]

Some geeks get their jollies from science fiction; others write code or learn dead languages.  And some of us have a thing for reference books.

When I worked as a project manager in the translation industry, a coworker once fielded a call from an angry client complaining about the interpreter we’d sent.  He’d […]

Much of the dis­crim­i­na­tion that was legal in the Jim Crow era is today ille­gal when applied to black peo­ple but per­fectly legal when applied to “criminals.” The prob­lem is that through con­scious and uncon­scious choices, black peo­ple have been tar­geted at sig­nif­i­cantly higher rates for arrest and pros­e­cu­tion. So, where does this leave crim­i­nal […]

Greetings, readers!  In the coming weeks and months, I’ll be blogging in this space. I hope to use this blog to share with you interesting questions about language and usage, thoughts and case studies about the writing and editing processes, and new projects and events.   Please add it to your RSS feed, and comment […]