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Whether you're a manager, an administrative assistant, a student, or a webmaster, at some point on the job you'll also need to become editor, writer, and proofreader. And no matter what you read or write--business reports, term papers, even the simplest e-mail memos--it has to be free of errors before it leaves your hands. With this all-in-one guide at your side, you can be sure that every sentence is written the right way.
For crafting perfect documents, this essential reference shows you how to:
The CD-ROM has even more tools to tweak your writing!
* Starter Style Sheet
* 12 Tips for Compelling Writing
* Words Most Often Misspelled
* Complete Editorial Checklist
* Editing PDFs--a Quick Reference
* Checklist for Web Editing
* Proofreading/Editing Test
* Expanded/Professional Style Sheet Template
* and more!
K.D. Sullivan is an internationally recognized authority on proofreading. Founder and CEO of Creative Solutions Editorial, a national proofreading and editorial agency, she is also the coauthor of the recently published book The Gremlins of Grammar.
Merilee Eggleston has more than twenty years' experience as an editor, writer, and proofreader. She has edited more than 100 books, written advertising copy and materials for online education, and is the coauthor of The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish for Health Care Professionals.
It's useful and very helpful, packed full of information. I been thinking about getting into editing and this helped to give me an idea even if just editing for my own writing,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by meow
McGraw-Hill books are always a good investment. This is a valuable tool for everyone involved in print media. Wonderful book.Published 3 months ago by Mary Richardson
This is just what I wanted to edit my legal and fictional work. Commas, semicolons, dashes... ok, now I have the support I need!Published 5 months ago by Clytie Koehler
I was always getting someone to proof read my work before submitting. Now this book helps me to correct the mistakes made and no longer need someone to proof read.Published 6 months ago by revive3x
This is a GREAT book. There is so much information in here I didn't know where to start. The CDROM also has some really good templates and resources. I'm happy.Published 11 months ago by MominMI
The book is awesome but the cd wouldn't play. Other than that, this book is very intellectual, meaningful, and comprehensive.Published 12 months ago by Vivian E. Witter
This book has all the necessary information to improve your knowledge about English language. Very useful for people doing lots of editing.Published 13 months ago by Katarzyna E. Whitley
I know this will be a book I'll refer to time & again in my business as a copyeditor & proofreader. I like the way it's organized & it is so easy to use, whether to clarify a point... Read morePublished 15 months ago by MC
Good insight into the big names in publishing houses. Hopefully, it will allow you a foot in the door. Very Helpful.Published 15 months ago by GAry Rushworth