McGraw-Hill's Proofreading Handbook


      McGraw-Hill's Proofreading Handbook
Expert advice to perfect your proofreading skills McGraw Hill s Proofreading Handbook helps ensure that your documents are letter perfect, every time Veteran editor and proofreader Laura Anderson arms you with all the tools of the proofreader s trade and walks you step by step through the entire proofreading process. Best Download eBook McGraw-Hill's Proofreading Handbook By Laura Killen Anderson – tbjewellers.co.uk

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  • ebook
  • 192 pages
  • McGraw-Hill's Proofreading Handbook
  • Laura Killen Anderson
  • English
  • 24 February 2019
  • 0071506063

10 thoughts on “ McGraw-Hill's Proofreading Handbook

  1. says:

    Originally published in 1990, this 2005 edition is still quite dated For those who work on hard copy, the extensive list of proofreader s marks with examples is helpful If you are looking for an introduction to proofreading and understanding typesetting specifications, this is a useful text.

  2. says:

    Good to have as a resource A little outdated.

  3. says:

    McGraw Hill identifies proofreader who what, types techniques, skills attitude mindset , author s editor s voice, query markup how what where, and formatting Proofreading Handbook reads like an instruction manual that dips a toe into copyediting This said, it focuses primarily on nonfiction editing, not to say there isn t opportunity to learn It s a good read in the sense that it spotlights the proofreading craft and how to work for a company or freelance I say this with care, but it s McGraw Hill identifies proofreader who what, types techniques, skills attitude mindset , author s editor s voice, query markup how what where, and formatting Proofreading Handbook reads like an instruction manual that dips a toe into copyediting This said, it focuses primarily on nonfiction editing, not to say there isn t opportunity to learn It s a good read in the sense that it spotlights the proofreading craft a...

  4. says:

    Not a bad book to use as a resource It was very informative But not up to date Still very interesting to read.

  5. says:

    Found the book quite informative even though the tone was dry and preachy Would be useful for someone who works on hard copies

  6. says:

    Proofreading isn t nearly as boring as this book makes it out to be Sure, you have to stifle the urge to be juvenile when you catch a missing l in the word public professionalism goes far, even if you are just a beginner but the work itself is rewarding and fun for those with the right temperament This book lacks enthusiasm, maintaining a dry monotone throughout not a good attitude for a how to guide Those who proofread and edit for a living know that all you have to do is Google your Proofreading isn t nearly as boring as this book makes it out to be Sure, you have to stifle the urge to be juvenile when you catch a missing l in the word public professionalism goes far, even if you are just a beginner but the work itself is rewarding and fun for those with the right temperament This book lacks enthusiasm, maintaining a dry monotone throughout not a good attitude for a how to guide Those who proofread and edit for a living know that all you have to do is Google your grammar or style question to find knowledgeable and interesting discussion about language, punctuation, a...

  7. says:

    I m extremely interested in proofreading, which is why I decided to pick up this handbook However, it s not the most appealing to a starter it could be better suited to someone who has already taken proofreading courses and isgripped by the subject, because for someone who is only considering it, I got bored of the subject quickly It s filled with interesting lists and practice diagrams of what you should be doing while you re proofreading, but it sa book that you should have wit I m extremely interested in proofreading, which is why I decided to pick up this handbook However, it s not the most appealing to a starter it could be better suited to someone who has already taken proofreading courses and isgripped by the...

  8. says:

    The list of standard proofreading marks is the most comprehensive I ve found and it offers clear examples and explanations But this new 2006 edition hasn t been updated enough from the first 1990 edition Lik...

  9. says:

    It was good, but I was lookingfor something to help me proofread better at work I m a legal assistant I didn t need all the copy editor type stuff Just help in finding mistakes easier and correct punctuation and things like that.It would be great for someone who wants to proofre...

  10. says:

    Was helpful A tad bit outdated now that it s the 2017 almost 2018 The book had apparently been designed or what not on Quark I m not sure if any publisher uses that program over Adobe InDesign

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