The Copyeditor's Workbook

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

Paperback (03 May 2019) | English

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Synopsis

The Copyeditor's Workbook-a companion to the indispensable Copyeditor's 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.

Book information

ISBN: 9780520294356
Publisher: University of California Press
Imprint: University of California Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 808.027
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xiv, 367
Weight: 668g
Height: 178mm
Width: 253mm
Spine width: 22mm