A quick reference for people wishing to develop their editing and writing skills. This guide is packed with professional tips on how to add more zap and clarity to reports, articles, press releases, hard news, newsletters, brochures and business communications. The professionals know the secrets to clear, active, interesting English-it is their job. But anyone can learn-it is simply a matter of knowing the rules. This book explains these rules in a simple and entertaining way. Editing Made Easy is widely used at writing/journalism schools and universities. It is a top seller at writing centres and is a key training resource for writers/editors on many major newspapers and magazines. Government departments use this book, as does private enterprise. The secret of this book's success is that it is non-technical, user-friendly and price-friendly, particularly for students.
From the Publisher
From humble beginnings, Editing Made Easy has enjoyed outstanding international success since it was first published in May 1999.
The first edition sold out quickly, the second edition was published in November 1999 and the third edition was published in September 2001.
Reviewers around the world have sung the praises of Editing Made Easy, which has quickly become the benchmark against which all other books of this kind must be judged. Editing Made Easy is the top-selling book at many major writing centres and is in use at dozens of universities, higher education institutions, adult education centres and journalism schools.
Editing Made Easy is also used to train journalists/editors on many major daily newspapers and in a variety of publishing houses.
Editing Made Easy is on sale in the UK, USA, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa and New Zealand.
Simply written and to the point, Editing Made Easy is an essential resource for anyone who wants to hone their editing skills or to write better English.