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Editing Fact and Fiction A Concise Guide to Book Editing

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ISBN-10: 0521450802

ISBN-13: 9780521450805

Edition: 1994

Authors: Leslie T. Sharpe, Irene G�nther, Richard Marek

List price: $88.95
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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. Writing in a lively, informal style, two editors with extensive experience in a wide variety of fields--fiction and nonfiction, trade and reference, academic and commercial publishing--explain what editors in different jobs really do. The authors take the reader step by step through the editing process, from manuscript to bound book. They discuss the principles of sound editing and provide many specific examples of how to--and how not to--edit copy. They also give examples of how to deal…    
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List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Who (and what) is an editor?
Fact or fiction? Finding your niche
Principles to edit by
The editor's senses
The editor's sensibility
A guide to editorial freelancing
Electronic editing today and tomorrow
Tools of the trade and how to use them