When used as a title/heading, should the second part of a hyphenated word be capitalized or not (examples: Chapter Twenty-One, Fifty-first Street)?
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In 2004, the Lord inspired me to start an organization for freelance editors, similar to what already existed for freelance authors. The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network began with a small group of editors I knew who wanted to support one another. As the group grew, we began to offer education to new and […]
The Chicago Manual of Style is coming out with a new edition in September, and I’ve heard they’ve come up with a rule about using they, their, and them as singular pronouns. They say it’s acceptable in “informal” writing but not recommended for “formal” writing. Which begs the question … what constitutes formal vs. informal […]
I just found out that The Chicago Manual of Style is coming out with a new edition in September. Here are just a few changes in the 17th edition: E-mail will become email (no hyphen). Internet will become internet (lowercased). The chapter on grammar and usage will contain more than thirty new sections on syntax. The […]
Did you know that C. S. Lewis sends me Direct Messages on Twitter? Imagine! This icon of the Christian faith and author of so many classics (both fiction and nonfiction) is communicating with me on social media … apparently from heaven since he died in 1963. I didn’t realize heaven had Twitter. The latest message […]