How to Mass Replace Single Opening Quotation Marks to Apostrophes for Contractions

I’ve been researching on ways how to change a single opening quotation mark to an apostrophe, but to no avail. It would really help a lot of Filipino editors and authors, especially writers like me who use yun, wag, no before, not knowing that these are misspelled. It’s okay if you write this way. WeContinue reading “How to Mass Replace Single Opening Quotation Marks to Apostrophes for Contractions”

Editorial Style: Pronunciation Spelling

As an editor, I was trained not to edit dialogues to retain the realism of whatever language the character speaks, only recasting for clarity if necessary and changing obvious typographical errors. However, I make exceptions when the whole manuscript is problematic, meaning even the narrative paragraphs are written poorly. For example, my style is toContinue reading “Editorial Style: Pronunciation Spelling”