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Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies
  • Author : Suzanne Gilad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-14

Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning

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Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies
  • Author : Suzanne Gilad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2007-05-07

Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning

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Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies
  • Author : Suzanne Gilad
  • Publisher : For Dummies
  • Release Date : 2007-04-18

Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning

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The Pocket Book of Proofreading
  • Author : William Critchley
  • Publisher : William Robert Critchley
  • Release Date : 2006-11

This is a guide to freelance proofreading and copy-editing, with examples of proof correction marks and exercises with corrections supplied.

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Butcher s Copy editing
  • Author : Judith Butcher,Caroline Drake,Maureen Leach
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-10-12

Since its first publication in 1975, Judith Butcher's Copy-editing has become firmly established as a classic reference guide. This fourth edition has been comprehensively revised to provide an up-to-date and clearly presented source of information for all those involved in preparing typescripts and illustrations for publication. From the basics of how

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Strategic Copy Editing
  • Author : John Russial
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01

This pragmatic text helps students master the craft of copy editing--including both the editing skills and the "people skills" essential to professional success. Experienced newspaper copy editor and professor John Russial covers the fundamentals and more: how to edit for grammar, punctuation, usage, and style; attend to broader issues of

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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Editor
  • Author : Mary Embree
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01

If you've ever considered editing as a career, this book will help you on your new path. You’ll learn about the requirements in various fields, how to get started, the step-by-step facets of setting up and conducting your editing services, working with writers and publishers, promoting yourself and your

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The Copyeditor s Handbook
  • Author : Amy Einsohn
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-15

Praise for the first and second editions: "The Copyeditor's Handbook brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners. It is comforting to know that current and future copyeditors will be able to turn to this handbook. I'm placing this work, which fills a

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McGraw Hill s Proofreading Handbook
  • Author : Laura Killen Anderson
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2005-10-31

Expert advice to perfect your proofreading skills McGraw-Hill’s Proofreading Handbook helps ensure that your documents are letter-perfect, every time. Veteran editor and proofreader Laura Anderson arms you with all the tools of the proofreader’s trade and walks you step-by-step through the entire proofreading process.

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Grammar Essentials for Proofreading  Copyediting   Business Writing
  • Author : Ashan R. Hampton
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2019-06-06

Good writing starts with good grammar. How comfortable are you with your grammar skills? "Grammar Essentials for Proofreading, Copyediting & Business Writing" focuses on the grammar and usage topics you need to quickly improve your writing skills for personal and business success. You learn how to correct common grammar errors like

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Mark My Words
  • Author : Peggy Smith
  • Publisher : Editorial Experts, Incorporated (EEI Press)
  • Release Date : 1987

Read online Mark My Words written by Peggy Smith, published by Editorial Experts, Incorporated (EEI Press) which was released on 1987. Download full Mark My Words Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Copyeditor s Workbook
  • Author : Erika Buky,Marilyn Schwartz,Amy Einsohn
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14

The Copyeditor’s Workbook—a companion to the indispensable Copyeditor’s Handbook, now in its fourth edition—offers comprehensive and practical training for both aspiring and experienced copyeditors. Exercises of increasing difficulty and length, covering a range of subjects, enable you to advance in skill and confidence. Detailed answer keys

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What Editors Do
  • Author : Peter Ginna
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-06

Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly understand the range of roles they inhabit while shepherding

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Developing Proofreading and Editing Skills
  • Author : Sue C. Camp
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill
  • Release Date : 2004-03-01

From the Publisher: This trusted guide provides instruction and applications designed to sharpen skills in detecting and correcting writing errors. The material progresses from easy-to-recognize errors to those more difficult to spot, allowing students to build confidence and skill. Documents to proofread and edit include memos, letters, multiple-page reports, e-mail

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Last But Not Least
  • Author : Leslie Vermeer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-02

Nothing is more infuriating than working hard on an essay or work report, only to realize you let an embarrassing typo slip through after you've submitted it. Proofreading is hard work, and often left until the final hours or minutes before a deadline, so it's easy to slack off on

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