Books about editing are mostly about the process of making changes to a piece of writing's content, organisation, grammar, and style. The point of editing is to make sure that your ideas are as clear as possible to your reader.
Peter Ginna (Editor), Jonathan Karp (Contributor)
Editing is an art that you can't see, and the best work is often missed. Editors try to make books that are informative, easy to read, and enjoyable while still giving credit to the author. This makes it harder to really understand the different roles they play in getting a project from an idea to being ...Read More
The Artful Edit looks at the many parts of editing, which are often misunderstood or just ignored. This book shows how important editing is to good writing. It is full of examples, quotes, and case studies, such as an interesting discussion of how Max Perkins and F. Scott Fitzgerald worked together to ...Read More
The Copyeditor's Handbook is a lively and useful guide for both new editors and experienced editors who want to improve their skills or learn more about their job. This thoughtful handbook tells copyeditors in book publishing and corporate communications what they do, what they look for when editing ...Read More