The Elements of Editing: A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists

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Macmillan, 1984 - Editing - 156 pages
Concise, practical, and comprehensive, The Elements of Editing synthesizes the information today's writers, editors, journalists, and students need and use most. From an inside look at the delicate relationship between author and editor to preparing a manuscript for the printer; from graphics and photography to copyright and libel law, no other book about editing covers so much material so thoroughly. For aspiring and practicing writers, editors, and everyone who wants to present a crisp, clean sentence, the Elements of Editing is an invaluable reference. - Back cover.

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This book is largely outdated at this point (its from the early '80's) but it still has some good tips. The pages upon pages of information about printers and type settings offer some light comedic ... Read full review

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