Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Publishing job applicant advice.

There is a difference between "editorial assistant" and "assistant editor"--usually a minimum of two years as the former and above-and-beyond hard work to achieve the latter. Don't use the two phrases interchangeably when you are applying for the former.

4 comments:

d. said...

Funny, we have the same problem with "associate" and "ass."

matt said...

...and the qualification to move from the former to the latter is an especially particular sense of the propriety of correct usage.

Laura said...

Dad, is that you?

matt said...

no, L, I would never intrude here. wouldn't think of it.

;)