Social media moves very quickly, and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn feeds are no different. So, to ensure you don’t miss out, here’s a summary of our ten most popular posts in January:
- What is the Oxford comma and why do people care about it so much? Grammarly blog. (Posted on Facebook and Twitter 6 January.)
- Marginalized – notes in manuscripts and colophons made by Medieval scribes and copyists. Laphams Quarterly. (Posted on Facebook and Twitter 15 January.)
- Ten words we should all be using more often. i100 from The Independent. (Posted on Facebook and Twitter 15 January.)
- 8 words whose definitions will surprise you. Huffington Post. (Posted on Twitter 22 January and Facebook 26 January.)
- Young people of the internet: can you not (write properly)? The Guardian. (Posted on Facebook and Twitter 2 January.)
- Why language matters when discussing terminal illness and death. SfEP blog. (Posted on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn 16 January.)
- Forensic linguistics and sticking to your style. KateProof blog. (Posted on Twitter 27 January.)
- 6 best practices for working from home. entrepreneur.com. (Posted on Twitter 29 January.)
- Editing with style (sheets). Editor Queries blog. (Posted on Twitter 27 January.)
- Working with self-publishing authors – Part 2: expectations and implementation. SfEP blog. (Posted on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn 27 January.)
Joanna Bowery is the SfEP social media manager. As well as looking after the SfEP’s Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts and the SfEP blog, she offers freelance marketing, PR, writing and proofreading services as Cosmic Frog. Jo is an associate of the SfEP and a Chartered Marketer. She is active on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.
Proofread by SfEP associate Karen Pickavance.
The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the SfEP.