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Lapsing Into a CommaLapsing Into a Comma: A Curmudgeon's Guide to the Many Things That Can Go Wrong in Print--And How to Avoid Them by Bill Walsh
In an opinionated, humorous, curmudgeonly way, the copy chief for the "Washington Post's" business desk goes beyond the "AP Stylebook" to apply the basic rules to unique, modern grammar issues. Walsh explains how to deal with perplexing situations such as trendy words, foreign terms, and Web speak.


The Editor`s ToolboxThe Editor's Toolbox: A Reference Guide for Beginners and Professionals by Leland B. Ryan; Buck Ryan; Michael O'Donnell
Evolved from a Northwestern University editing course taught by Ryan and O'Donnell for more than 10 years, Editor's Toolbox is designed as both a reference and a textbook. It will guide students and practitioners in the five essential language skills for editors (spelling, grammar, punctuation, usage, and AP style); detailed strategies for editing copy and writing headlines; and essential topics for the beginning editor (editing quotations, layout guidelines, photo editing, caption writing, and more).


A Guide to Documentary EditingA Guide to Documentary Editing by Mary-Jo Kline; Linda Johanson
First published in 1987, this widely acclaimed reference is now offered in a new and completely revised edition. Drawing on the experience of dozens of editorial projects, the author details every step of the editing process as now practiced in the electronic information age.


The New York Times Manual of Style and UsageThe 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 Copy Editing and Headline HandbookThe Copy Editing and Headline Handbook by Barbara G. Ellis
Whether editing on a computer or on the printed page, for a newspaper or for a magazine, Ellis shows how to clean, organize, and proof copy like a pro. Special sections focus on libel, captions, forbidden words, job hazards, and head counts.


The Craft of EditingThe Craft of Editing: A Guide for Managers, Scientists, and Engineers by Michael Alley
This guide discusses the common problems encountered by managers, editors, reviewers, and instructors who are called upon to improve, evaluate, or approve the writings of others. It discusses not only the specifics of editing for content, style, and presentation, but also the dynamics of the author-editor relationship and the problems that arise from having multiple editors involved in a project.


The Craft of EditingThe Craft of Editing: A Guide for Managers, Scientists, and Engineers by Michael Alley
This guide discusses the common problems encountered by managers, editors, reviewers, and instructors who are called upon to improve, evaluate, or approve the writings of others. It discusses not only the specifics of editing for content, style, and presentation, but also the dynamics of the author-editor relationship and the problems that arise from having multiple editors involved in a project.


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