The Sbl Handbook of Style: For Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Early Christian Studies by Patrick H. Alexander; Society of Biblical Literature; Shirley Decker-Lucke
A style manual designed for academics and students specializing in the fields of Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Early Christian studies.
Developing Proofreading and Editing Skills with CDROM by Sue C. Camp
This text provides instruction and applications designed to sharpen skills in detecting and correcting errors in written communication of all kinds. The material progresses from easy-to-recognize errors to those that are more difficult to spot.
The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage by Allan M. Siegal; William G. Connolly
A revised and expanded edition of the classic reference tool includes more than six hundred alphabetically arranged entries that provide guidelines and advice on questions of spelling, punctuation, English usage, grammar, syntax, and style.
The Copyeditor's Handbook by Amy Einsohn
Addressed to copyeditors in book publishing and corporate communications, this lively, practical manual explains what copyeditors do, what they look for when they edit a manuscript, and how they develop the editorial judgment needed to make sound decisions.
Fundamentals of Copy and Layout by Albert C. Book; C. Dennis Schick
A perfect vehicle to help you write stronger headlines using the author's A-B-C formula; write about benefits, not features; prepare layouts--for everything from newsprint pages to billboards; write for the special needs of broadcast and interactive media and more. Whether you're just getting started or sharpening your skills, this is a vital tool for anyone who's in the business of creative communication.
Contemporary Editing by Ceclia Friend; Katherine C. McAdams; Cecilia Friend
Addresses the many facets of newspaper editing from grammar and design to questions of ethics in a multimedia culture. The textbook's 16 chapters are organized into three parts: basic skills; special issues in copy editing; and editing issues beyond the story itself, including photographs, graphics, page design, and Web editing.
Proofreading Plain & Simple by Debra Hart May
Includes samples of writing, before and after being proofread, skill-building exercises, tips from the pros, and a glossary of common proofreading symbols.