Editors on Editing: What Writers Need to Know about What Editors Do (Paperback)

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By Gerald C. Gross (Editor)
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Since 1962 Editors on Editing has been an indispensable guide for editors, would-be editors, and especially writers who want to understand the publishing process. Written by America's most distinguished editors, these 38 essays will teach, inform, and inspire anyone interested in the world of editing. Editors on Editing includes essays on the evolution of the American editor; the ethical and moral dimensions of editing; what an editor looks for in a query letter, proposal, and manuscript; line editing; copyediting; the freelance editor; the question of political correctness; making the most of writers' conferences; and numerous other topics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780802132635
ISBN-10: 0802132634
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: January 12th, 1994
Pages: 377
Language: English