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The fine art of copyediting

Elsie Myers Stainton

The fine art of copyediting

by Elsie Myers Stainton

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Copy-reading

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-121) and index.

    StatementElsie Myers Stainton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN162 .S735 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1882473M
    ISBN 10023106960X
    LC Control Number90043221

    Many stylebooks and manuals explain writing, but before the release ten years ago of Elsie Myers Stainton's The Fine Art of Copyediting, few addressed the practices and problems of editing. This handbook has guided users through the editing process for books and journals, with tips on how to be diplomatic when recommending changes, how to edit notes and bibliographies, how to Reviews: 2. Assessment. The BTPS editorial staff assess a manuscript’s overall strengths and weaknesses, covering plot development, continuity, characterization, and other facets of a book’s construction, as well as offer advice on improving a book’s literary flow .

    Copy editing is the act of fine-tuning a book’s text, otherwise known as the ‘copy.’ A copy edit will generally address grammatical or punctuation errors, incorrect facts, anomalies, inconsistencies and glaring typos. Overall, The purpose of copy editing is to ensure that the language supports the writer’s intent — while also creating. Complete with helpful checklists for the manuscript, proof, and index stages of book production, as well as an excellent bibliography of reference works useful to the copyeditor, The Fine Art of Copyediting, Second Edition is an indispensable desk reference for writers and editors confronting a host of questions each day. Why use the word Brand: Columbia University Press.

      When the blog post is in % solid shape—or you think it is—it’s time for copyediting. The fine-tuning: Copyediting. Also called line editing, copyediting takes place mainly at the sentence level. It means correcting grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Awkward sentences are reworded, and verbiage is eliminated for conciseness. Fine Art of Copyediting, Elsie Myers Stainton. Garner’s Modern English Usage, Bryan Garner. More information than you will ever need to know about lexicography and the nuances of the English language. How to Write Short, Roy Peter Clark. If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?


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