First off, I hope American readers had a peaceful and happy Thanksgiving holiday. Thanks for indulging me in a brief absence, but even compulsive multi-taskers like me have to turn off the computer and walk away every now and again.
I am well aware that proofreading and editing don't sound like the world's most fascinating blog entry topics. But they're on my mind right now as I read several pieces written by colleagues. Granted these are articles for publication, so proofreading and editing are expected; the authors know that this is part of the gig. But proofreading and editing are acquirable skills, and as you write with greater frequency, necessary ones.
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