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.
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.
Revising Business Prose by Sue C. Camp
As its title implies, this book deals with revising, not with original composition. In business writing, where a first draft often emerges quickly under the pressures of facts, figures, and deadlines, revision is typically the major part of a writing task, and collaborative revision often produces the final document. Revising Business Prose provides detailed revision guidance and a collaborative approach to writing easily applied to writing in business, industry, government, and academics. Based on the premise that bad writing in organizations imitates the bureaucratic style The Official Style, as it's called here this book shows readers how to transform stilted, dense prose into plain English. For anyone interested in the revision process in every business writing context.
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.
A 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.
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.
The 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).