Monday, June 18, 2012
Editing symbols! UPDATED!
Can you add to the list? Send me your contribution and I'll add it here! (jpg attachment in an email is groovy!)
As you know, Bob highlights dialog info-dumps. For instance: "As you know, Bob, my life went down the crapper when the shark ate Marsha six years ago. I haven't been able to stay sober since."
Catherine Misener: I call it the 'don't quit your day job' symbol (one an agent might use when sifting through her inbox???)
From Steve Forti:
Stephen Kozeniewski offers alternate meanings. This cracked me up completely:
Bill Scott is on to your over-use of adverbs!
ohhhh---now this is not a note you want from your editor! (thanks to Laura!)