Category Archives: editing

A Woman’s Rx for a Long and Happy Life! Smart Aging for Women by Elizabeth Rigley, R.N., M.H.S.

  A ground breaking new book coming soon from Canadian publisher Borealis Press An Interview with Elizabeth Rigley, R.N., M.H.S. Author of SMART AGING FOR WOMEN: A Guide to a Healthier, Happier and Longer Life © Copyright 2016, Margaret Langstaff … Continue reading

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Love is the slowest form of suicide–Fiza Pathan

AN INTERVIEW WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR FIZA PATHAN OF MUMBAI, INDIA
Fiza Pathan, a very young self-published author, recently was awarded three prestigious book prizes, one at the London Book Fair and two at the New England Festival of Books.

This is a penetrating interview with her editor, Margaret Langstaff, about how and why she writes. Shocking candor, shocking themes.
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“Omit needless words!”–William Strunk Jr.

Patient blogging, book-loving followers, I have just finished editing a 385 page manuscript, and I am here to report that such a long editorial stint is corrosive to one’s own writing. Many of you may be aware that I wear … Continue reading

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Where have I been? What have I been doing? Working! Some of you may know that I run a professional editorial and writing business Margaret Langstaff Editorial. Well, lately I’ve been swamped with book and poetry manuscripts to copy edit, … Continue reading

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