Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Proofreader's Table
(From left to right, roughly)
Darling iPad, second love of my life.
Red pens, tiny Post-Its, napkins (why so many? I don't know), gift box containing a heart-shaped paperweight, binder clip.
Manuscript, thoughtfully hole-punched and put in a binder by my client.
Pack o' Post-Its atop a book-shaped decorative box holding more red pens, page flags, and other proofing miscellania.
Proofs of a book on educational equity in teaching K-8 mathematics.
Aged but still perfectly functional calculator on top of a page of notes about the proofs.
Tea mug: indispensable.
CMS (yes, I still use the 15th edition).
Page flags, white-out pen, red pencil.
Already-read pages, overturned.
(Table: our former dining table, the perfect size and shape for spreading out.)