More essential than a red pencil, this is the one tool you can't go without
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.
Great information! I have a business doing this and like the reference and refresher on hand.Published 6 months ago by Kathleen Marie Blixrud
I am a health professional and getting certified for medical proofreading and copy editing.
This is an excellent reference source
Just received this in the post today. I misplaced my last copy so ordered another one. This only took ten days to come to New Zealand. Read morePublished 12 months ago by K A STEWART
This book is a great tool for writing and editing. Easy to understand and find what you need to improve your skills.Published 14 months ago by T. Reed
It's a good book for the novice writer, proofreader, editor. I found the Internet information very helpful although Yahoo!'s style guide goes a bit deeper of course.Published 14 months ago by Bev
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 15 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 15 months ago by Amazon Customer