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Editing fact and fiction : a concise guide to book editing

Author: Leslie T Sharpe; Irene Gunther; Richard Marek
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Editing Fact and Fiction is a concise, practical guide for people who want to learn about the opportunities in various kinds of book editing. It explains what editors really do and offers guidance on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie T Sharpe; Irene Gunther; Richard Marek
ISBN: 0521456932 9780521456937
OCLC Number: 1027893137
Description: xi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Leslie T. Sharpe, Irene Gunther ; foreword by Richard Marek.

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