[LMB] late-series copy-editing/copyediting/copy editing, was Character Study: Gregor - Job dissatisfaction

Hilary Powers hilary at powersedit.com
Sun Sep 6 18:19:30 BST 2015


On 9/6/2015 8:56 AM, Tony Zbaraschuk wrote:
>
> On Sun, September 6, 2015 8:49 am, Lois McMaster Bujold wrote:
>> The next is more of a puzzle, where Miles is describing, not
>> terribly accurately, his mother's military career in the Pretendership to
>> Cavilo, and there are all sorts of Watsonian
>> reasons he might have things scrambled.  Thoughts?
>
> Leave as is.  As you say, there are lots of Watsonian reasons for it.

Absolutely. Truth is valuable; Miles has no reason whatsoever to share 
it with Cavilo, and at that stage of his life no hesitation about lying 
his ass off whenever convenient. What he said worked. Please leave it be.

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