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Editing Fact and Fiction is a concise, practical guide to book editing.
A concise, practical guide to book editing.
Writing in a lively, informal style, two editors with extensive experience in a wide variety of fields--fiction and nonfiction, trade and reference, academic and commercial publishing--explain what editors in different jobs really do in this concise practical guide.
Table of Contents
1. Who (and what) is an editor?; 2. Fact or fiction? Finding your niche; 3. Principles to edit by; 4. The editor's senses; 5. The editor's sensibility; 6. A guide to editorial freelancing; 7. Electronic editing today and tomorrow; 8. Tools of the trade and how to use them.