Editing Made Easy

Editing Made Easy

Simple Rules for Effective Writing

Book - 2012
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An earlier version of Editing Made Easy, published in Bruce Kaplan's native Australia, has become a best-selling resource for writers in much or the English-speaking world. Because of the different spellings and conventions of American English, it has been unavailable here--until now. The new book is thoroughly revised, updated, expanded, and Americanized. It maintains the attractions of the original--friendly, easy-to-understand rules for improved writing. It's a quick read, and an easy reference for anybody who wants to communicate clearly with American English. The book is non-technical in its approach. It doesn't cover grammatical terms such as present perfect progressive or correlative conjunctions. It boils grammar and style into a few simple rules that will serve you well whether you are a journalist, a student, a novelist, a business executive, a blogger, or anybody else who would like to make effective use of written language.
Publisher: Hinesburg, Vt. : Upper Access, Inc., Book Publishers, [2012]
Edition: Revised and expanded U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780942679366
0942679369
9780942679380
0942679385
Characteristics: 112 pages ; 22 cm

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JCLHelenH Nov 25, 2013

Despite the two typos I encountered (Ha!) this book is a nice little introduction to editing. While serious editors will want to look for more in-depth sources, those just learning will find this title quite manageable.

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MarieGaffney
Sep 12, 2013

This is nowhere near thorough enough to assist anyone in doing a true and full edit of their writing.

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