The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
This book is complete manual for the students who want to brush up their skills and want to understand the craft from the scratch. Readers can learn about the perception of the copyeditors when they edit any manuscripts and how they develop these judgments for the adequate decisions.
It is complete reference guide that can be used in the copyediting classes and even for the self instructions. It includes the 15 exercises that enable the readers to master the skills in editing. the exercises include the gradual increase of the words from first to last as it starts with the few set of sentences and ends with the set of 900 word articles. Even glossary of copyediting jargon and grammar terms make it more engaging and beneficial for the students even the checklist for the idiosyncrasies of a publisher’s “house style is added. All the included exercises are with the answer keys and depth explanation line to line.
This revised edition has been updated with the reflections of the 16th edition of the Chicago manual style and even with the other latest editions of the major style manuals. Even few chapters have been revised and both glossary and bibliography has been expanded for the depth knowledge.