Editing Course: Standard & Comparative Proofreading

Yesterday I completed the second half of the practical exercises in topic 2, which I wrote about on Tuesday. This morning I did two more topics, so now I’m back on track. Below are the notes from the theory side of the two topics: 3: Standard Proofreading Standard proofreading uses margin marks (as does comparative … Read moreEditing Course: Standard & Comparative Proofreading

Course: Processes, Conventions and Practices

As discussed previously the editor, copyeditor and proofreader use the same marks but in a slightly different way. The three jobs are separate but are often overlapped. 1. The editor works with the author to make substantive changes to the manuscript (ie changes to characters, chapters, scenes, etc). This is NOT done so that the … Read moreCourse: Processes, Conventions and Practices