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Letter Perfect: A Guide to Practical Proofreading
     

Letter Perfect: A Guide to Practical Proofreading

by Peggy Smith
 

An acknowledged authority on professional proofreading explains an easy-to-use, sensible system for catching and marking errors in all types of documents. Developed specifically for the needs of the business environment, the Practical Proofreading system uses only 12 basic marks to flag errors in documents, making it simple to learn and use. Ideal for corporate

Overview

An acknowledged authority on professional proofreading explains an easy-to-use, sensible system for catching and marking errors in all types of documents. Developed specifically for the needs of the business environment, the Practical Proofreading system uses only 12 basic marks to flag errors in documents, making it simple to learn and use. Ideal for corporate training programs.

Letter Perfect teaches the system using abundant exercises (with answer keys) and fun-to-read sidebars to bring home important points.

This guide goes beyond typos to cover the basics of grammar, punctuation, typography, and editorial style.

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D. A. Washington
Packed with practical advice and up-to-date information...an excellent guide to the proofreading process. Letter Perfect deserves a place on every proofreader's -- and editor's -- bookshelf.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935012170
Publisher:
Editorial Experts, Inc. (EEI Press)
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.01(h) x 0.65(d)

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