The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition

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Chicago Manual Of Style Guidelines Quick Study

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The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications

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The exercises are accompanied by answer keys and detailed line-by-line explanations. The third edition features • updates reflecting the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and the most current editions of other major style manuals. Additional updates to register technology-driven changes in onscreen editing procedures and typecoding.

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The Subversive Copy Editor, Second Edition: Advice from Chicago or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and ... Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing

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Garner's Modern English Usage

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A Writer's Reference 9e and LaunchPad for A Writer's Reference Twelve-Month Access

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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

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Woe is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English, 3rd Edition

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The Best Punctuation Book, Period: A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson

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What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing

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In what editors do, peter Ginna gathers essays from twenty-seven leading figures in book publishing about their work. Ironically for an industry built on words, there has been a scarcity of written guidance on how to actually approach the work of editing. Univ of Chicago Pr. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author.

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing

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