The McGraw-Hill Desk Reference for Editors, Writers, and Proofreaders (with CD-ROM)

Packed with customizable editing tools–this practical, up-to-date reference includes the latest on writing and editing online

The McGraw-Hill Desk Reference for Editors, Writers, and Proofreaders is an indispensable resource for writers, editors, proofreaders, and virtually everyone responsible for crafting clear, polished writing. Ideal for professionals and novices alike, it guides you through the entire proofreading and editing process and features a CD-ROM with more than 25 interactive tools and checklists.

This all-in-one package offers style sheet templates, a list of editor’s symbols, comprehensive editing and proofreading checklists, and guides to commonly misspelled and confused words. It also presents advice on electronically editing and proofreading for the Web.

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  1. Indispensable Bible for Writing or Editing! This book covers it all. If you are serious about your writing or the writing of others, this book is one-stop shopping. After editing for over twenty years, this book taught me how to not only think like a writer and editor, but to also think like a business person. It covers what references are needed and why, how to edit in an organized manner, and how to maintain consistency and clarity in any document. This book also covers electronic, PDF, and PowerPoint editing. Online references…

  2. Expected a bit more There is absolutely nothing wrong with this product. It covers the material it says it will cover, so for that I was pleased at the very least. My expectations were simply a bit higher than what I received. The CD-ROM that is included does provide some forms and other useful items. Overall I would say this is a very basic book for someone who knows probably not much about the world of editing, writing and proofreading. If that is you, then it might be worth the investment. If you are a bit…

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