In "Why Editors Drink," veteran editor Rob Reinalda takes a snarky look at the foibles of online writing, drawing a sharp focus on linguistic missteps from the business world. Along with his acerbic commentary, the veteran journalist offers guidance for writers and editors. This is both a funny textbook and an informative collection of humorous observations, all from the mind of a man described both as "a modern Robert Benchley" and as "the best editor I've ever worked with." So, grab your cocktail shaker or uncork your favorite vintage, and dive in.
stars for ‘Why Editors Drink.’ ... humorous
anecdotes and witty narrative … as entertaining as it is informative, making
it a fun read for writers and non-writers alike. ... Reinalda
identifies the most common mistakes writers make and shows exactly how to avoid
them. … Great lessons for anyone thinking of stringing words together. More
importantly, though, those lessons were a joy to learn.”
-- Ken Stark for Readers’ Favorite