Lyle Deixler

Some people are math geeks. Others are gear heads who can tear apart and put back together an engine blindfolded while strapped in a straightjacket Harry Houdini-like, dangling over the East River.

As for me, I dig words. And I really dig using the word “dig” in its proper context! Quirkiness aside I’ve worked for my entire career in publishing, proofreading, journalism and copywriting.

I also write fiction and poetry. You can check out my creative work, and some articles I wrote, at For my travel blog go to and to see my skiing, windsurfing and kiteboarding exploits go to

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Here are some of the Copy Vigilante’s favorite books: Kurt Vonnegut – Welcome to the Monkey House: Stories, Stephen King – On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft and Arthur C. Clarke – Childhood’s End. If you like listening to books Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks.

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