Editing for Writers
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Description: For upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level courses in Editing or Copyediting, Professional or Technical Writing, Advanced Composition, General, or Magazine Editing. Based on interviews with actual workplace writers and editors, this unique text/workbook teaches editing approaches and skills that writers can apply to their own or others' documents. It carefully outlines a process to identify and solve problems and helps students develop the ability to explain their editing decisions.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $156.60
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/29/1998
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|The Editing Process and the Editing Profession|
|Introduction to the Editing Process|
|Levels of Editing|
|Working as an Editor|
|Style, Sentence-Level Editing, and Editing Marks|
|Final Editing or Proofreading|
|Editing Copy and Constructing Style Sheets|
|Capitalization, Spelling, Numbers, and Document Style|
|A Review of Basic Grammar|
|Punctuating Sentence Types|
|Punctuating Within Sentences|
|Choosing the Right Words|
|Building Effective Sentences|
|Developmental and Organizational Editing|
|Access Aids in Print and Online Documentation|
|Editing Online Documentation|
|International and Intercultural Issues for Editors|