Coffee Cups Do Not Convey Character: The Final Part of My Interview With Benjamin Dreyer, Random House managing editor & author of Dreyer's English
On adapting his book for young readers, his biggest editing tip, and that infamous New Yorker style guide.
👋 Hey friends!
Another week, another time my therapist saved my brain. A snippet:
Me: I can’t seem to get into this book. I don’t know why and it’s stressing me TF out.
Therapist: What would happen if this book didn’t sell?
Me: I would throw it into a volcano.
Me: I could not handle it.
Therapist: Okay, so it seems like there are a lo…