The Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment

The Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment by Erika Buky, Marilyn Schwartz, Amy Einsohn 0520294351 9780520294356
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Put your editing skills into practice with this new companion to the handbook on every copyeditors desk.

The Copyeditors Workbook--a companion to the indispensable Copyeditors Handbook, now in its fourth edition--offers comprehensive and practical training for both aspiring and experienced copyeditors. Exercises of increasing difficulty and length, covering a range of subjects, enable you to advance in skill and confidence. Detailed answer keys offer a grounding in editorial basics, appropriate usage choices for different contexts and audiences, and advice on communicating effectively with authors and clients. The exercises provide an extensive workout in the knowledge and skills required of contemporary editors.

Features and Benefits
  • Workbook challenges editors to build their skills and to use new tools.
  • Exercises vary and increase in difficulty and length, allowing users to advance along the way.
  • Answer keys illustrate several techniques for marking copy, including marking PDFs and hand marking hard copy.
  • Book includes access to online exercises available for download.

Author: Erika Buky, Marilyn Schwartz, Amy Einsohn

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 384

Publisher: University of California Press

Publication Date: 2019-05-14


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