Copyediting... or is it Copy Editing??

Is it copyediting or copy editing? Where should footnotes be placed? Is the Oxford comma advisable or simply a style choice? Do I even want to take sides on the Oxford comma debate? What about those two spaces after a period? Is that a tell which discloses my age? Did you know that footnotes follow punctuation? The wonderful detail-oriented work of copywriting requires such a different mindset. And editing on paper.

With Strunk and White nearby, ProWriting Aid online and Dryer’s English ordered online and just the right tools, we dive in and look for clarity.

Lisa Purdy