One of the most important things for a book review editor is double-checking names of characters and places. But did you know that there’s a secret to finding those errors? If you see a word spelled two or more different ways in a review, you know that you’ve got a mistake on your hands (for […]
Grammar Gazette: Commonly Misused Words
Grammar Gazette: What’s in a Name?
Looking for ways to improve your grammar and understanding of SLJ style? Assistant Managing Editor Mahnaz Dar is here with some grammar tips! One of the most common mistakes we see as editors has to do with character or people’s names. So maybe a character’s name is really Ritchie, but the reviewer spells it Richie. Or […]
Grammar Gazette: Varying Up Word Usage
Grammar Gazette: Why So Tense?
Looking for ways to improve your grammar and understanding of SLJ Style? Assistant Managing Editor Mahnaz Dar is here with some grammar tips! Why So Tense? Do we use past or present tense when we’re describing a book? What about when we’re talking about the events of the first book in a series to give […]