Copyediting & Proofreading for Dummies by Suzanne Gilad

Copyediting & Proofreading for Dummies

Suzanne Gilad
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  • ISBN
    9780470121719 / 0470121718
  • Title Copyediting & Proofreading for Dummies
  • Author Suzanne Gilad
  • Category Journalistic Style Guides
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 364
  • Publisher
    For Dummies
  • Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Edition
    1st
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 187mm x 21mm x 233mm

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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 resume 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

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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 resume 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

Author Biography

Suzanne Gilad is the founder of PaidToProofread.com. Over the course of ten years, Sue proofread or copyedited over 1,200 books for Random House, Simon & Schuster, John Wiley & Sons, St. Martin's Press, Oxford University Press, and Workman Publishing, among others. Illustrating firsthand that proofreading and copyediting can be profitable and fun while allowing additional pursuits, Sue is also a successful voice-over artist based in New York. You can hear her voice happily hawking products and playing characters on national and regional radio and television. Thanks to some unexpected proofreading projects on personal finance a few years ago, a whole world of education in residual income opened for Sue. She wrote The Real Estate Millionaire (McGraw-Hill, 2005) with her husband, Boaz Gilad. Sue currently leads seminars on multiple streams of income, and her latest passion is to teach financial freedom. Sue's next book is the story of the creation of 15 millionaires in five years. to learn more.

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