BA, Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. I intended to attend law school but found that I preferred extensive studying and writing, and now the study of writing, to practicing law. (But I still love reading case law and legal thrillers.)
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Self-study. Online courses, books, and magazines pertaining to writing and copyediting. My favorite books are The Glamour of Grammar by Roy Peter Clark, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing and The Grammar Devotional both by Mignon Fogarty, The Grammar Bible by Michael Strumpf and Auriel Douglas, Garner's Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner, The Subversive Copy Editor by Carol Fisher Saller, Writer's Digest Grammar Desk Reference by Gary Lutz and Diane Stevenson, The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman, and Naked, Drunk, and Writing by Adair Lara. My favorite writing magazines are Writer's Digest and Poets & Writers.