New Britain, CT, November 01, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Editors Only, the monthly newsletter for publication editors, has published four new articles in its online newsletter.
In “Sentence Adverbs -- The Hopefully Debate,” research editor Meredith Dias explores the controversial use of “hopefully” as a sentence adverb. Citing experts Grammar Girl and Richard Nordquist, she explains the correct use of sentence adverbs and questions whether or not “hopefully” should function as such.
Professor Peter P. Jacobi recommends three books to help writers polish their skills: “The Best American Magazine Writing” by the American Society of Magazine Editors, “The New Kings of Nonfiction” by radio/television host Ira Glass, and “The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists” by columnist Suzette Martinez.
Editors Only provides its own review of “The Magazine from Cover to Cover” by Sammye Johnson and Patricia Prijatel, a second edition that combines the previously published “The Magazine from Cover to Cover” and “Magazine Publishing.” The book explores the history of magazine publishing in America, circulation, industry research and data, and magazine editing, among other topics.
Foreign language specialist Linda Johnson discusses how to edit non-native English writers. Citing an influx of foreign submissions due to Internet globalization, Johnson emphasizes the importance of clarifying a foreign author’s message using American English. She discusses some of the typical errors made by native speakers of the Romance, Teutonic, Slavic, and Japanese languages.
See these articles at: www.editorsonly.com.