The Copyeditor's Handbook

A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications, with Exercises and Answer Keys

Recommended by Mark Nichol, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Editing, Ranked #41 in English Grammar

The Copyeditor's Handbook is a lively, practical manual for newcomers to publishing and for experienced editors who want to fine-tune their skills or broaden their understanding of the craft. Addressed to copyeditors in book publishing and corporate communications, this thoughtful handbook explains what copyeditors do, what they look for when they edit a manuscript, and how they develop the editorial judgment needed to make sound decisions.

This revised edition reflects the most recent editions of The Chicago Manual of Style (15th ed.), the Publication Manual of...

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Mark Nichol If you’re going to have just one book on a desert island and you are a writer, I would say this is the book to have. (Source)

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