Precise Edit Training Manual

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The Precise Edit Training Manual provides comprehensive instruction on the 29 most common editing strategies we use and errors we fix. Each topic is fully explained with examples and strategies for editing and writing. This is the writing guide our editors use. Learn to write and edit like a professional. Originally written to train editing freelancers, this book is available to help you write, and edit, like a pro.

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The Precise Edit Training Manual provides comprehensive instruction on the 29 most common editing strategies we use and errors we fix. Each topic is fully explained with examples and strategies for editing and writing. This is the writing guide our editors use. Learn to write and edit like a professional.

I first wrote this guide in 2007 to train freelance editors to meet my rigorous standards for effective, high-quality editing and writing. Now, you can learn from the same guide.

Topics include

WRITING WELL
Keeping it simple
Starting sentences with “there”
When verbs go bad
Adverbial pollution
Starting sentences with “it”
Using “You” inappropriately
Placing descriptions correctly
The power of three
10 Words to avoid in writing
Don’t Hedge
Writing effective paragraphs
Pacing ideas for impact
Organizing content
Combining impact strategies
Marketing questions for writers
WRITING CORRECTLY
Common usage errors
“That” vs. “which”
“Effect” vs. “affect”
“Who” vs. “whom”
“Lay” and “lie”
Aligning introductions
Fragments with conjunctions
Correct comma usage
Not only, but also
Using apostrophes
Sexist language and bad grammar
Ending sentences with prepositions
Subject-verb agreement

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64 pages
8″ x 11″

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