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Editing Fact and Fiction: A Concise Guide to Book Editing

By: LT Sharpe and I Gunther

224 pages, 9 line illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 1994 | #38814 | ISBN: 0521456932
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Hardback | Nov 1994 | #38815 | ISBN: 0521450802
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About this book

A practical guide for people interested in editing, providing information on the opportunities available.

' ... [the authors] have written by far the most complete manual for editors ever published, and they have spiced it with dozens of examples, taken from life, that will delight everyone who has had or is about to have a career in publishing.' Richard Marek, President, Marek & Charles


Contents

1. Who (and what) is an editor?; 2. Fact or fiction? Finding your niche; 3. Principles to edit by; 4. The editor's senses; 5. The editor's sensibility; 6. A guide to editorial freelancing; 7. Electronic editing today and tomorrow; 8. Tools of the trade and how to use them.

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