May 29, 2014
Dog Ear Consultants
Slate editors Dan Kois and Laura Helmuth duke it out over what kind of editing style—his or hers—is most effective in delivering the best content while keeping the peace with the writer. And both seem to agree that the “this is great” email—a little stroking of the writer’s ego—can go a long way.
After reading the piece, we land pretty solidly in the Kois camp. But we’re curious to see where you stand. Fess up in the comments section.