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"A basic text for beginning copyeditors and a good read for old pros, this handbook will also enlighten any editor contemplating freelance work." - Margaret Mahan, former Managing Editor, University of Chicago Press, and editor of The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition "The Copyeditor's Handbook brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners. It is comforting to know that current and future copyeditors will be able to turn to this handbook. I'm placing this work, which fills a huge gap in the literature, right beside my dictionary, and will highly recommend it to all my colleagues and students." -Alice Levine, Lecturer, The Denver Publishing Institute, and freelance editor "A definite 'must have' for the beginning to intermediate editor or author, and even the experienced editor. An indispensable reference tool." -Kim Hawley, President, The Chicago Book Clinic "This is the book that every teacher of editing has been waiting for: thorough, clear, authoritative, up-to-date, and sane." -Beth Luey, Director, Scholarly Publishing Program, Arizona State University "This book warms the cockles of the copyediting heart. It is thorough, useful, helpful, and smart. And it fills a huge vacuum." -Constance Hale, author of Sin and Syntax and Wired Style "An excellent resource. The Copyeditor's Handbook should sit on every business editor's shelf, next to the in-house style guide." -Erika Henik, Research Publications Manager, Banc of America Securities LLC --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
This is a practical text for newcomers to publishing and for editors. It explains what copyeditors do, what they look for when they edit a manuscript, and how they develop the... Read morePublished on May 26 2004 by B. Viberg
This was one of the most difficult books I have ever read. I wish I had not ordered it as it was not helpful to me. Read morePublished on May 9 2004
A rather toothless attempt at rewriting Strunk and White, or Chicago into "fun." Reference books shouldn't waste this much space on casual conversation. Read morePublished on July 11 2003 by ch_everyounce
Putting the word "copyeditor" in the title of this book is a big no-no. No copyeditor will find this book worth reading. Read morePublished on Oct. 24 2000 by C.M.