Call this another resolution: This year, I’m going to spot the red flags.
21 red flags that signal bad projects, and the pitfalls they warn you of; today, in my How To column at Copyediting.com. These are those little things that make you cringe and hold your breath. “Is this going to be one of those projects?” you hear your little voice say. “Those projects that turn from ‘Wee!’ to WEEE?” (Worst editing experience ever, Arlene Prunkl put it.)
Is this going to be one of those projects that turn from ‘Wee!’ to WEEE?