From my work blog: What’s a rule and what is just style: Using italics for direct thought in fiction

Aside from writing, I do book design, layout, and editing for others. This is my first post on the new site that touches on rules vs. “rules”—important considerations when you’re editing someone else’s prose.

As my first blog post here on this site, I’m going to tip my hand about that gets my goat as an editor of fiction: words of wisdom, usually tossed out at writers by other writers, claiming some thing or other is “against the rules” when that thing is actually just a matter of choice—of authorial sty

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