The Copyeditor’s Workbook—a new companion to the indispensable bestseller The Copyeditor’s Handbook, now in its fourth edition—is a comprehensive and practical education in the art of copyediting for both aspiring and experienced editors. More than forty exercises of increasing difficulty and length, covering a range of subject matter, enable you to advance in skill and confidence. Detailed answer keys and explanations offer a grounding in editorial basics, appropriate usage choices for different contexts and audiences, and advice on communicating effectively and professionally with authors and clients. Whether the workbook exercises are undertaken alone or alongside the new edition of The Copyeditor’s Handbook, they provide a thorough workout in the essential knowledge and skills required of contemporary editors.
Features and benefits
- Workbook challenges editors to build their skills and to use new tools.
- Exercises vary and increase in difficulty and length, allowing users to advance along the way.
- Answer keys illustrate several techniques for marking copy, including marking PDFs and hand marking hard copy.
- Book includes access to online exercises available for download.