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Developing Proofreading and Editing Skills with CDROMDeveloping 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 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).

Editing Fact and FictionEditing 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.

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.

Fundamentals of Copy and LayoutFundamentals 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.

Go Ahead, Proof It!Go Ahead, Proof It! English and Grammar by K. D. Sullivan
Straightforward and easy to use, this guide has been designed especially for the nonprofessional. This uncomplicated resource explains the difference between ordinary reading and proofreading, offers techniques for efficient proofreading, and shows how to us an editorial style sheet.

The Copyeditor`s HandbookThe 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.



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