TL;DR in advance: English MA grad, wondering what to do with his life. A lot [more inside]
How can I write better headlines for my college newspaper? [more inside]
I’m a high school student who likes to edit her professor father’s papers (and those of his colleagues) in her free time. How can I help more professors? What else should I learn to become a better editor? [more inside]
I am applying to grad school. The deadline is approaching. Where can I go to get my letter of intent (personal statement) read and critiqued? [more inside]
I'm in college. I'd like to be trained to do editing and layout for a living. How do I proceed? Do you know anything about Simon Fraser's Editing program? [more inside]
I'm trying to find resources for college newspaper editors and/or writers... [more inside]
I agreed to "edit" a (25-page) thesis paper for a friend at another college. When the paper arrived, it was so raw that the whole thing needed to be massively reorganized, not just tweaked for grammar and clarity. It then became clear (through subsequent discussions with her about it) that what she wanted me to do was basically reword much of the language as well (she considers me to be a stronger writer) to make it "sound better."