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Editing Boot Camp: Boston

April 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-5

If you’re an editor or edit as part of your job, the American Copy Editors Society’s daylong “Editing Boot Camp” can help you polish your skills.

Each workshop is taught by knowledgeable and experienced presenters covering the following topics:

~ Why editing is important (and how to convince your bosses)
~ Grammar and punctuation basics
~ Commonly confused and misused words
~ Elements of proofreading
~ Clarity: smoothing out dense or garbled prose, streamlining copy
~ Accuracy: checking facts and sources, ensuring charts/graphics are correct, identifying and filling in missing information
~ Headlines: writing clear, informative display type in print and online (including SEO)
~ Style: why you need a style guid

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Date:
April 29, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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