Copyediting and Proofreading for Dummies (Paperback)

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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career

Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed

Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning r sum and land the job you've always wanted. Books, magazines, Web sites, corporate documents - find out how to improve any type of publication and make yourself indispensable to writers, editors, and your boss.

  • Balance between style and rules
  • Master the art of the query
  • Use proofreader symbols
  • Edit and proof electronic documents
  • Build a solid freelancing career

About the Author


Suzanne Gilad has proofread or copyedited over 1,200 titles for more than 20 prominent publishing imprints.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780470121719
ISBN-10: 0470121718
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: May 1st, 2007
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: For Dummies