The Concise Guide to Copy Editing

Preparing Written Work for Readers

Author: Paul LaRocque

Publisher: Marion Street Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9780972993715

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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Conveniently organized to serve as a training tool for new or improving copy editors, this guide teaches how to best serve clients.
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Career Opportunities in Writing

Author: T. Allan Taylor,James Robert Parish

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110901

Category: Authorship

Page: 350

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Provides information on salaries, skill requirements, and employment opportunities for ninety writing and writing-related professions.
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Writing Feature Articles

Author: Brendan Hennessy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240516915

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 414

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Hennessy's classic text tells you everything you need to know about writing successful features. You will learn how to formulate and develop ideas and how to shape them to fit different markets. Now in its fourth edition, Writing Feature Articles has been fully revised and updated to take into account the changing requirements of journalism and media courses. You will also discover how to exploit new technology for both researching and writing online. Learn step-by-step how to plan, research and write articles for a wide variety of 'popular', 'quality' and specialist publications. Discover more and make the advice stick by completing the tasks and reading the keen analysis of extracts from the best of today's writing. Packed with inspirational advice in a friendly, highly readable style, this guide is a must-have for practising and aspiring journalists and writers. * Write effective articles for a variety of media using this bestselling guide * Gain practical and in-depth guidance to successful writing and publishing * Update your skills with new sections on writing for online publications and computer-aided research
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Professional Writing

Author: Sky Marsen

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137309024

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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At the cutting edge of successful business and technology ventures are individuals who can use writing effectively to persuade, sell, instruct and explain. Whatever your expertise, strong writing skills will increase your chances of professional success. How well prepared are you for the challenges of professional communication? This third edition - now with a new chapter on writing for the public - is a comprehensive and engaging guide to writing for business, industry and technology. Based on research in the field, it covers all the major writing needs of the workplace, preparing you to communicate effectively with management, clients, peers and the wider public. You will understand how to: • Analyse your audience and the requirements of a project, and plan your document • Research a topic successfully using both print and electronic sources • Present technical topics to non-specialist readers • Write and format business reports, proposals and magazine articles • Work collaboratively in teams • Edit your own and others' texts for style and grammar This book will build your expertise and increase your confidence as a professional communicator, through the explanation of communication principles, analysed examples, and practical activities.
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A Decent Proposal

How to Sell Your Book to an Australian Publisher

Author: Rhonda Whitton,Sheila Hollingworth

Publisher: Common Ground

ISBN: 1863350454

Category: Authors and publishers

Page: 140

View: 1866

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Practical guide for authors wishing to approach a book publisher or agent with a manuscript or book proposal. Includes cartoons and other illustrations, useful contacts list, model book proposals, and bibliography. Published simultaneously in paperback and as a downloadable PDF file. Whitton is a freelance writer and journalist, teacher of specialist writing courses, and author of 'The Australian Writer's Marketplace'. Hollingworth is a freelance writer and cartoonist working primarily in the corporate sector. They have also collaborated on 'Mission Possible: How to Make Money from Your Writing'.
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Best Newspaper Writing, 1997

The Nation's Best Journalism

Author: Christopher Scanlan

Publisher: Bonus Books

ISBN: 9781566250887

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 373

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"Best Newspaper Writing 1997" celebrates the winners of the ASNE's Distinguished Writing Awards, including the Jesse Laventhol Awards, created to honor deadline reporting. It includes interviews with the winners about their craft; the work of 17 other writers who share the lessons they learned; study questions useful to students, teachers, and working journalists; a bibliography; and essays to help readers improve their writing.
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