Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors

Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors

by Kathy Ide

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Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors by Kathy Ide

Learn how best-selling authors proofread their manuscripts to avoid typos, inconsistencies, inaccuracies, and errors in punctuation, usage, grammar, and spelling.



Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors, by professional freelance author, editor, and proofreader Kathy Ide, is the essential go-to tool for aspiring and experienced writers and editors. This book includes all of the material from Ide's popular Polishing the PUGS book (now out of print), with added PUGS guidelines and helpful tips from multi-published authors on how to catch typos and other common mistakes.



In Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors, Kathy Ide identifies the industry-standard references for books, magazines, and newspapers (which are different from the guidelines for other types of writing, such as college term papers). Using these official references, she highlights the most common mistakes writers make in the areas of punctuation, usage, grammar, and spelling (for which she uses the acronym PUGS). She also includes guidelines from The Christian Writer's Manual of Style for authors and editors who work in the inspirational market.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938499340
Publisher: Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas
Publication date: 12/25/2013
Pages: 282
Sales rank: 662,526
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

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