“Each time you use an exclamation mark, leap in the air with pompoms...Feel silly? Use a period instead.” bit.ly/1rkIh3u
Tip for wannabe eds.: Browse a style manual. If you’d rather stab yourself with pencils than keep reading, copyediting may not be for you.
Re banning commas: if someone texted you to buy "ice cream cinnamon and salt," how many items would you buy?
“No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.” H. G. Wells #NationalGrammarDay