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My name is Bob Land. I am a full-time freelance editor, indexer, and proofreader. This blog is my website.

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Monday, June 2, 2014

APA Derangement Syndrome


I can recommend absolutely nothing about the work pictured here -- from the design and organization of the printed volume to the style regime recommended therein.

The only thing I can imagine is that the book is a revenue generator for reasons that have nothing to do with editorial style. The American Psychological Association publishes this monstrosity to drive people into the arms of the people whose careers the APA supports.

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