Proofreading Plain and Simple / Edition 1

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Proofreading Plain and Simple will give you--whether you're a student, administrative assistant, business manager, entrepreneur, job seeker, editor, or proofreader (of course)--all the techniques and advice necessary to write clear, understandable, and accurate copy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564142917
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/1/1997
  • Series: In Plain English Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 196
  • Sales rank: 963,718
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Debra Hart May is a communications consultant, editor, and coach. She is the author of Everyday Letters for Busy People and president of Skill Masters, an Indianapolis-based firm that specializes in providing training solutions to improve business professionals' writing and other communication skills.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Can Better Proofreading Skills Help You? Chapter 2: Proofreading Advice from the Experts. Chapter 3: To Save You Time and Effort, Prepare to Proofread. Chapter 4: Before you proofread, Edit. Chapter 5: Proofreaders Marks. Chapter 6: Proofreading Step by Step. Chapter 7: A Proofreaders Guide to Punctuation. Chapter 8: Tips for Screen Proofing. Proofreading for Others- Dos and Donts. Appendix. Index.
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