I flew six times last year. I’ll be flying four more times between now and May. To say, “I do not fly well” would be like saying, “I do not fall off cliffs well.” It’s not so much that I’m not good at it or that I don’t enjoy it, as it is that everything […]

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Neil Gaiman tweeted this: Just noticed that someone at Penguin classics changed Wells’s “inexpugnable” to “inexpungible” in my HG Wells intro. #incopyeditinghell — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) December 30, 2015 … and something inside me felt calm for the first time since I started being copyedited.   Copyediting is terrible, even for Neil Gaiman. No one warned […]

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