Things I’ve Googled

Have you ever been writing or editing something, have to stop, and say “this is a job for Google”? I’ve done it so many times, I’ve lost count. So I thought I’d put together a list of things I’ve Googled over the years (for writing and editing) that are hopefully either relatable or entertaining. I know I love to see what other writers Google in the name of their stories!

Editing Poetry vs. Editing Prose

I’ve touched on this already, but it’s still something that’s fascinating to me and that I’m constantly thinking about: editing poetry and editing prose are two different things. Ok, not entirely, but they’re different enough for me to notice. Let’s take a look!

Writing Emotion

Writing and emotions, emotions and writing: they go hand in hand a lot of the time. Of course, a scientific paper probably wants to exclude the touchy-feely stuff, and some poems may even want to be super stark. But often, poetry and fiction rely on emotions because one of the goals is to get readers to feel something.

Types of Editing

Alright, so I thought, as an editor, it might be important to talk about editing itself. But there are different types of editing. And, truth be told, they get confusing when you look too closely. But the good news is, there are three consistent overarching types of editing that are pretty straight forward.