Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies

Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies

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by Suzanne Gilad
     
 

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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career

Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed

Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning résumé, and land

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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career

Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed

Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning résumé, and land the job you've always wanted. Books, magazines, Web sites, corporate documents — find out how to improve any type of publication and make yourself indispensable to writers, editors, and your boss.

  • Balance between style and rules
  • Master the art of the query
  • Use proofreader symbols
  • Edit and proof electronic documents
  • Build a solid freelancing career

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470121719
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/07/2007
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
212,260
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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