Merriam-Webster's Manual for Writers & Editors: A Clear, Authoritative Guide to Effective Writing and Publishing by Merriam-Webster
The first-ever reference to actually record the styling conventions most used by working writers and editors. Comprehensive coverage of essential writing issues and editing concerns, including a section on indexing, design, and printing.
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.
The Complete Guide to Editing Your Fiction by Michael Seidman
Using an easy-to-reference format, experienced editor Michael Seidman shows writers how to approach fiction editing from three angles: macro editing, style editing and market editing. Writers will learn to reread their manuscript paying close attention to the continuity of narrative elements, such as point of view, characterization, sequencing and dialogue. After revising and rearranging these elements, writers will edit stylistic aspects, scanning their work with foolproof techniques that ensure proper spelling, grammar and word choice. This guide also teaches how to edit work from a marketing perspective, so writers can keep the expectations of their readership firmly in mind as they title their manuscripts and write their submissions.
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 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.
Editing Fact and Fiction: A Concise Guide to Book Editing by Leslie T. Sharpe; Richard Marek; Irene Gunther
'Editing Fact and Fiction' is a concise, practical guide for people interested in book publishing or already working as editors who want to learn more about the opportunities in various kinds of book editing.
Handbook for Proofreading by Laura Killen Anderson
Presents text and proofreading exercises, as well as step-by-step instructions for proofreading thoroughly, accurately, and efficiently.