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Copyediting 101: Grammar, Style & Practice

ByAshan R. Hampton

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Are you interested in copyediting? Is it like proofreading? What do copyeditors do? Well, if any of these questions have crossed your mind, this book is for you! Practically speaking, copyeditors not only correct simple grammar errors or typos, but shape otherwise mediocre writing into compelling error-free copy—sentence by sentence. In fact, anyone who wants to write a book or publish written content can benefit from learning the art of streamlining sentences by developing good copyediting skills. To this end, "Copyediting 101: Grammar, Style & Practice" is informational and practical. Each chapter provides a succinct understanding of copyediting for a general audience of students, curious learners or experienced proofreaders and writers who want to expand their services. Because this workbook is introductory, anyone with an interest in copyediting and a knack for words can easily engage with the content, which focuses on the grammar, style and usage issues that commonly beleaguer professional and novice writers. Peppered with full-color illustrations, the first chapters explain the concept of copyediting before moving on to detailed lessons covering the language concerns that good copyeditors must manage. After working through the exercises, readers will better understand the duties and skill requirements for effective copyediting.

Details

Publication Date
Apr 9, 2021
Language
English
ISBN
9781716246906
Category
Reference
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Ashan R. Hampton

Specifications

Pages
148
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
Crown Quarto (7.44 x 9.68 in / 189 x 246 mm)

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