Books tagged: editing skills

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Common Writing Errors Workbook
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Common Writing Errors Workbook discusses 50 writing issues that cause problems for writers, some fairly basic while others more sophisticated. Use the workbook to enhance your editing and writing skills. This workbook includes explanations, examples, and two sets of exercises (with answers) to help learn and practice the issues discussed.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
Editors' Bible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A few well-chosen words can fire the imagination and evoke images, but badly written manuscripts will damage your reputation as an author and chase away readers. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.
Write It Right - Tips for Authors, Volume II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The result of many suggestions, this eBook is the 2nd Volume of Write It Right – Tips for Authors by an award winning novelist. Extra articles by popular authors are included, as are many links and referrals to sites for further research. Also, numerous examples are given to further explain the many topics discussed. A reference manual to which many will refer to perfect their prose.
Confessions of the Editor Brigand
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: American English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Zhanna—a grammarian, compulsive spellchecker, and young copy editor—simmers when her expert redlines are questioned. As her agitation grows, she makes editorial corrections outside the publishing house. The novel chronicles Zhanna’s obsession. She travels from one town to the next, visiting her close-knit group of girlfriends but soon discovering that even a good vacation needs an editor.