Archive for the ‘Technical Editing’ Category

Pronoun Reference

I’ll just put these here.

For my editing class, I’m working on an English lesson aimed at college freshmen about vague pronoun references and thought this (Paradigm Online Writing Assistant) explanation with examples would be useful.

Editing Marks

There are so many editing symbols, some I’ve forgotten and some new to me, that I’m having trouble keeping track of them all. I’ve been looking for some tables and these two images (Editing & Proofreading Marks from UC Boulder, Common Hard-copy Editing Symbols from Indiana University) look like they’ll do. My prof promises she’ll bring in a couple of guest speakers who will tell us which marks are most used.

Here we go: The Chicago Manual of Style Online Tools-Proofreading