The Copyeditor's Workbook

Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment

by Erika Buky, Marilyn Schwartz, Amy Einsohn

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  • 9780520294356
  • 9780520967519
The Copyeditor’s Workbook—a companion to the indispensable Copyeditor’s Handbook, now in its fourth edition—offers comprehensive and practical training for both aspiring and experienced copyeditors. Exercises of increasing difficulty and length, covering a range of subjects, enable you to advance in skill and confidence. Detailed answer keys offer a grounding in editorial basics, appropriate usage choices for different contexts and audiences, and advice on communicating effectively with authors and clients. The exercises provide an extensive workout in the knowledge and skills required of contemporary editors.

Features and benefits
  • Workbook challenges editors to build their skills and to use new tools.
  • Exercises vary and increase in difficulty and length, allowing users to advance along the way.
  • Answer keys illustrate several techniques for marking copy, including marking PDFs and hand marking hard copy.
  • Book includes access to online exercises available for download.
 
  • University of California Press; May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780520967519
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: The Copyeditor's Workbook
  • Author: Erika Buky; Marilyn Schwartz; Amy Einsohn
  • Imprint: University of California Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780520294356
  • 9780520967519