Line By Line

Author: Claire Kehrwald Cook
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395393918
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The complete guide to self-editing, illustrating the most common problems with hundreds of before-and-after examples

The Fine Art Of Copyediting

Author: Elsie Myers Stainton
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231502702
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The hardcover edition of this work was published under the title The MLA's Line
by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing. Consistency, correct spelling, and
rulebook grammar—these we notice automatically. But doesn't our best work
often center on achieving clarity, uncluttered prose, and forthright communication
? Line by Line (a good title) declares that after “styling mechanics” are out of the
way “the copy editor devotes a separate close reading—or several readings if
time allows—to ...

The Everything Guide To Writing A Novel

Author: Joyce Lavene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440523037
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From completing the first draft to landing a book contract--all you need to fulfill
your dreams Joyce Lavene, Jim Lavene. Check out Line by Line: How to Edit
Your Own Writing by Claire Kehrwald Cook. It's a good book, if you can find it. It
has lots of practical advice on the subject.

Writing And Developing Your College Textbook

Author: Mary Ellen Lepionka
Publisher: Atlantic Path Publishing
ISBN: 9780972816472
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The Work of Writing: Insights and Strategies for Academics and Professionals.
Jossey-Bass, 2001. Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White. The Elements of Style,
4th ed. Allyn & Bacon, 2000. Selected Sources on Revising Cheney, Theodore A.
Rees. Getting the Words Right: How to Revise, Edit and Rewrite. F&W
Publications, 2005. Cook, Claire Kehrwald. Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own
Writing. Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Einsohn, Amy. The Copyeditor's Handbook: A
Guide for Book ...

Language Maven Strikes Again

Author: William Safire
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 030780058X
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Lengthen your life by shortening your sentences: if you do not have Simple and
Direct, by Jacques Barzun, in your library, you're doing without a classic (Harper
& Row, paperback $6.95). This year, the Modern Language Association has
brought out Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing, by Claire Kehrwald Cook
(Houghton Mifflin, $14.95). This is more helpful than hortatory, with solid sections
on putting modifiers in their places (avoid the lonely only) and how to come to
grips ...

Write Your Way To A Higher Gpa

Author: Randall S. Hansen
ISBN: 9780898159035
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How to Dramatically Boost Your GPA Simply by Sharpening Your Writing Skills
Randall S. Hansen, Katharine Hansen. Cook's Line by Line, Ross-Larson's Edit
Yourself, Zinsser's On Writing Well, and Elbow's Writing with Power. The Art of
Writing (1981) by Vincent R. Ruggiero. Sherman Oaks, CA: Alfred Publishing ... to
Write a Research Paper (1986, 2nd edition) by Ralph Berry. New York:
Pergamon Press. Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing (1985) Where to
Turn for Guidance\


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Editing means fine-tuning your work for a reader — adjusting sentences and
words for clarity, for precise meaning and effect, and for correctness" (184). Such
a distinction is assumed in the very genre of the handbook or guide to editing. In
Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing, Claire Kehrwald Cook adapts a copy
editor's procedures to the needs of working writers (viii). The model of the
independent copy editor burnishing the research and reflection of a brilliant but
hurried, ...

The Craft Of Revision Anniversary Edition

Author: Donald Murray
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0840028857
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A Student Case History Roger LePage Jr. It is the ultimate compliment when I
work through a young writer's paper line by line. Many students want this
attention, but there are reasons not to do it most of the time. One, you can't do an
effective job of line-by-line editing of your own draft—or anyone else's—unless
the writer has something to say that is worth saying. As novelist and writing
teacher Wallace Stegner said, “You can't sharpen a knife on a wheel of cheese.”
Two, I do not know ...