The Australian Editing Handbook has become an industrystandard, recommended by the Society of Editors, and holds aprominent place on the shelves of writers, editors and studentsalike. Authors Elizabeth Flann, Beryl Hill and Lan Wang haveassembled a comprehensive guide to every aspect of the editingprocess, from working with authors and receiving manuscripts, toeditorial, production, printing and beyond.
The modern editor must go beyond editing and proofreading, andis often tasked with obtaining permissions, sourcing supplementarymaterial and keeping the author on schedule and on budget. Thatmeans the editor is also the ultimate mediator of style andpropriety for the piece, acting as gatekeeper between the authorand the public. It's a substantial role, requiring the fundamentalknowledge of several different fields to achieve effective results.A guide to managing each aspect of the job, The AustralianEditing Handbook is an invaluable resource. The Third Editionincludes updated information about the new challenges that editorsface in the digital age, including:Editing on-screenDigital publishingHandling ebooksPrint media versus online publications
The book includes two-color printing to make editing markseasier to understand, and a wealth of charts and diagrams thatsimplify complex topics and serve as handy quick-checks that makethis guide the ultimate desk reference. For professionals andstudents in the field of editing, writing, publishing orjournalism, The Australian Editing Handbook, 3rd Edition isthe industry's number-one resource.