Editing I

There are 8 lessons in this course:

Introduction to Editing
The role and scope of editing;
what does an editor do,
tools for editing;
editing skills;
what makes a good editor,
danger signs (mistakes to avoid),
the publishing team (the publisher, business manager, production manager, designer, marketing staff),
the production process,
the production schedule.
The Mechanics of Clear Writing
Spelling,
punctuation,
grammar,
language,
style,
tense,
language level,
common mistakes,
style errors,
improving clarity and conciseness.
Assessing Manuscripts
The readers report,
reviewing a manuscript (structure, punctuation, accuracy, illustration, other improvements),
authors responsibilities,
nature of a manuscript,
libel, slander, deformation,
what an editor should look for.
Copy Editing I
What the copy editor does;
basics of copy editing,
the procedure (check manuscript, read, edit text, edit other components);
style sheets,
house style,
introduction to mark up,
marking up copy.
Copy Editing II
Marking up;
parts of a publication (preliminary pages, text, end matter);
editing non-text material;
illustrations
Preparing Copy for Printing
Type design and page layout;
type size,
type face,
line spacing,
line length,
justification,
indentation,
windows and orphans,
running heads and feet,
folios,
headings;
proof stages:
galley proofs,
page proofs
Proof Reading
Proof readers role,
procedure for checking galley proofs,
proof reading tips,
revised galley proofs,
The Final Stages
Indexes,
preparing an index;
blurbs;
checking final proofs,
bromides,
dyelines, etc.

There are 8 lessons in this course:

Introduction to Editing
The role and scope of editing;
what does an editor do,
tools for editing;
editing skills;
what makes a good editor,
danger signs (mistakes to avoid),
the publishing team (the publisher, business manager, production manager, designer, marketing staff),
the production process,
the production schedule.
The Mechanics of Clear Writing
Spelling,
punctuation,
grammar,
language,
style,
tense,
language level,
common mistakes,
style errors,
improving clarity and conciseness.
Assessing Manuscripts
The readers report,
reviewing a manuscript (structure, punctuation, accuracy, illustration, other improvements),
authors responsibilities,
nature of a manuscript,
libel, slander, deformation,
what an editor should look for.
Copy Editing I
What the copy editor does;
basics of copy editing,
the procedure (check manuscript, read, edit text, edit other components);
style sheets,
house style,
introduction to mark up,
marking up copy.
Copy Editing II
Marking up;
parts of a publication (preliminary pages, text, end matter);
editing non-text material;
illustrations
Preparing Copy for Printing
Type design and page layout;
type size,
type face,
line spacing,
line length,
justification,
indentation,
windows and orphans,
running heads and feet,
folios,
headings;
proof stages:
galley proofs,
page proofs
Proof Reading
Proof readers role,
procedure for checking galley proofs,
proof reading tips,
revised galley proofs,
The Final Stages
Indexes,
preparing an index;
blurbs;
checking final proofs,
bromides,
dyelines, etc.

Guide Price: 339

Delivery: Distance
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