CREATIVE EDITING has been consistently praised by reviewers for its comprehensive coverage, excellent organization, and contemporary content. The Fifth Edition continues to live up to this reputation through consistent presentation, reinforcement, and practical application of editing concepts. The book covers all aspects of editing for print and online media, and provides ample practice exercises for students to perfect the principles they are learning. Beginning with basic language skills, the authors guide the reader through every phase of a professional copy editor's job. The book's practical textbook/workbook approach provides a good framework that encourages students to practice their skills as they learn.
1. The Copy Editor's Role. 2. Using Correct Grammar and Punctuation. 3. Consistent Style and Correct Words. 4. Checking Facts. 5. Editing Stories. 6. Legal Concerns. 7. Editing and Ethics. 8. Typography. 9. Writing Headlines. 10. Editing Pictures and Infographics. 11. Design and Layout. Workbook.