Editorial skills Non-Editors Course

Event Phone: 202-556-0822

  • Editorial Skills for Non-Editors (Aug 15)
    August 15, 2014
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Editorial Skills for Non-Editors (Dec 5)
    December 5, 2014
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

(Custom/Group Training Available.  Please contact us for additional information.)

Course Description

If your job is to find mistakes, this is the course for you. The word “editor” may not appear in your job title, but you have to edit documents that you review, transcribe, or write. In the Editorial Skills for Non-Editors course, learn to refine your proofreading technique.  Learn the editorial skills to succeed in your job!

Topics include:

  • Core punctuation and grammar rules
  • Agreement difficulties (subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent)
  • Parallelism, modifiers, restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses
  • Usage problems, such as imply/infer
  • Consistency and style
  • Proofreading symbols

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 202-556-0822

Address:
1940 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States