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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (20 April 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470121718
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470121719
  • Product Dimensions: 18.3 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 34 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 89,915 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career. This guide contains must know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed. Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning resume and land the job you've always wanted. Books, magazines, Web sites, corporate documents - find out how to improve any type of publication and make yourself indispensable to writers, editors, and your boss. Balance between style and rules. Master the art of the query. Use proofreader symbols. Edit and proof electronic documents. Build a solid freelancing career.

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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career

Must–know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed

Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning résumé, and land the job you′ve always wanted. Books, magazines, Web sites, corporate documents find out how to improve any type of publication and make yourself indispensable to writers, editors, and your boss.

THE DUMMIES WAY®

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Discover how to:

Balance between style and rules
Master the art of the query
Use proofreader symbols
Edit and proof electronic documents
Build a solid freelancing career

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