Butcher's Copy-editing: The Cambridge Handbook for Editors, by Judith Butcher,Caroline Drake,Maureen Leach

By Judith Butcher,Caroline Drake,Maureen Leach

considering that its first book in 1975, Judith Butcher's Copy-editing has turn into firmly tested as a vintage reference consultant. This fourth version has been comprehensively revised to supply an updated and obviously offered resource of data for all these fascinated with getting ready typescripts and illustrations for booklet. From the fundamentals of ways to arrange textual content and illustrations for the dressmaker and typesetter, during the flooring principles of condo kind, to how you can learn and proper proofs, Copy-editing covers all features of the editorial procedure. New and revised beneficial properties: • updated suggestion on indexes, inclusive language, reference platforms and initial pages • a bankruptcy dedicated to on-screen copy-editing • tips on electronic coding and publishing in different media resembling e-books • up to date to take account of contemporary typesetting and printing know-how • an accelerated part on legislations books • an important instrument for brand spanking new and skilled copy-editors, operating freelance or in-house

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