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The Elements of Editing

Arthur Plotnik

The Elements of Editing

A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists (Elements of Series)

by Arthur Plotnik

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Published by MacMillan Publishing Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7265145M
ISBN 10002047430X
ISBN 109780020474302

An editor’s honest critical feedback can only be successful if an author is open to critique and revision. Developmental editing is subjective, and each editor works a little differently, but the bottom line is that no writer works alone: books are collaborative creations, regardless of how you publish or how experienced you are. Jan 29,  · Podcast: What Every Self-Publisher Ought to Know About Editing [](Right click the link to save the podcast, or click the play button below to listen.)New self-publishers are often confused a What Every Self-Publisher Ought to Know about Editing - The Book Designer.

Design elements are the basic units of any visual design which form its structure and convey visual messages. Painter and design theorist Maitland E. Graves (), who attempted to gestate the fundamental principles of aesthetic order in visual design, in his book, The Art of Color and Design (), defined the elements of design as line, direction, shape, size, texture, value, and. Jun 13,  · How to Cite an Edited Book. Each of the 4 popular citation styles have slightly different rules for citing edited books. It's important to know how to cite these types of sources in bibliographies (also called Works Cited or reference Views: K.

Editing styles vary as much as writing styles do, so when choosing an editor to collaborate with, consider how your early communications with this potential partner make you feel.” What makes Reedsy's editors so special? Reedsy isn’t a company providing book editing services; we are a marketplace of top-notch editors. May 04,  · These two topics — editing and storyboarding — are not necessarily closely related, but they are both, nonetheless, crucial elements of writing and publishing picture books for children. Why I thought I’d tackle them in the one post, I can’t remember now, but seeing as I had already outlined my part guide before I’d written the.


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Jul 30,  · "The Elements of Editing" by Arthur Plotnik was first published more than thirty years ago. During that time the world of editing has changed significantly, and some of what is contained in the book is dated. Another potential drawback is that this book doesn't give advice on the details of copy editing/5(14).

The Elements of Editing: A Modern Guide for Editors and Journalists [Arthur Plotnik] on blogorazzia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A good complement to The Elements of Style. A concise introductory manual that is helpful for anyone wishing to brush up on their blogorazzia.com by: Jul 30,  · "The Elements of Editing" by Arthur Plotnik was first published more than thirty years ago.

During that time The Elements of Editing book world of editing has changed significantly, and some of what is contained in the book is dated.

Another potential drawback is that this book doesn't give advice on the details of copy blogorazzia.coms: Jan 01,  · The Elements of Editing is perfectly edited. Of all the books on writing I've read this one cuts the fat and is nothing but what I need. There are no long winded stories and analogies that go on for paragraphs and pages.

Nope, every page of this book /5(43). Jul 30,  · The Elements of Editing a modern guide for editors and journalists on blogorazzia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Large novel size softcover as seen, vg. We ship worldwide from San Francisco bay area/5(14). Among his seven previous books (not to mention 22 pseudonymous potboilers early in his career) are The Elements of Editing and The Elements of Expression, both Book-of-the-Month Club selections, and the best-selling Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary blogorazzia.com by: 2.

Sep 04,  · The book doesn't pretend to be an exhaustive look at the minutiae of editing, but rather to set the stage for the intelligent person to gain context on what goes into making a good editor, along with some of the frustrations along the way. Good primer for the editor's shelf.5/5(1).

Apply as many of these book editing hints as possible to the first page of your work-in-progress. It’ll make a huge difference. I’ve added a downloadable self-editing checklist below to help you master these 21 tips. The more boxes you can check for your manuscript, the leaner, meaner, and more ready it will be for submission to a publisher.

Nov 17,  · Nowadays, a book may be published traditionally or self-published or not even published in print at all. But most book content is arranged in a traditional, prescribed manner.

The elements of this content share a common structure, and each element appears in a similar location in every book.

Dec 26,  · Book editing at its best. As a full-time editor, I witness dozens of simple mistakes authors constantly make. If only they’d take the time to learn and incorporate better self-editing techniques, they would become better writers, endear themselves to their editors, and maybe even save money on a professional edit.

Mar 29,  · This is a good time to format your manuscript, and add footnotes, endnotes, or epigraphs, depending on the kind of book you are editing. Format your book according to the guidelines of your agent or the press (or presses) you are submitting to.

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The first few book editing stages (that’s right, there are stages!) help you do exactly that. A Step-by-Step Guide to the Editing Process Each stage of the editing process has a specific purpose, which goes back to your original goal: making your manuscript the best it can be.

The Elements (Ancient Greek: Στοιχεῖα Stoicheia) is a mathematical treatise consisting of 13 books attributed to the ancient Greek mathematician Euclid in Alexandria, Ptolemaic Egypt c.

It is a collection of definitions, postulates, propositions (theorems and constructions), and mathematical proofs of the blogorazzia.com books cover plane and solid Euclidean geometry Language: Ancient Greek.

Kirkus Editorial focuses on editing services, and we do not currently offer design services. Because formatting specifications can vary among self-publishing platforms, we do not apply e-book formatting or create design elements such as tables/charts, book covers, etcetera.

Dec 10,  · Not only do I find editing novels and helping authors achieve their vision incredibly meaningful, it’s such an interesting exercise because it forces you to think very deeply about storytelling. It’s a wonderful challenge to be forced to articulate what’s working and not working in a story and, most importantly, why it’s not working.

Lately I’ve been thinking about the essence of. What type of editing does your fiction manuscript need. Choose from developmental edit, substantive edit, content edit, structural edit, line edit, stylistic edit, copyedit, and proofread.

Editor Rachel Daven Skinner edits for romance publishers, self-publishing authors and authors seeking to refine their manuscripts before submitting to agents. If you contract with a content (developmental or substantive) editor, you might wonder what, specifically, the edit will entail.

While you may expect to receive feedback on all aspects of your novel, it might be helpful to get a glimpse into how an editor will help you in some key areas. Apr 03,  · Areas and elements that an editor (specifically a book editor) might look at— Non-fiction editor Besides making corrections and suggestions for the technical elements—spelling and punctuation, data and fact verification, footnote and index accuracy and so on—the editor of non-fiction will help a writer organize the manuscript for greatest.

Books shelved as writing-and-editing: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King, The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago by Carol Fisher. He and editor Edward A.

Tenney later revised it for publication as The Elements and Practice of Composition (). In the style guide reached the attention of E.B. White at The New Yorker. White had studied writing under Strunk in but had since forgotten "the little book" that he described as a "forty-three-page summation of the Author: William Strunk Jr.

(/), and E. B. White .Some writers call this developmental editing, others call it content editing, but the result is the same: a better book. Whether you’re self-publishing or seeking a traditional publisher, the goal is to have a book you’re proud of and that entertains readers.

Novel Editor Process. My editing helps with these elements of fiction, among others.Oct 15,  · I know this seems to fly in the face of advising brevity, but make every word count. For example, instead of saying, “My book is a World War II love story” say, “Set in Berlin, my book is a World War II love story featuring a trapped American writer and a German officer.” Premise.

Stick to details about the book and not you, as the author.