Publishing Law — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

QUESTION: What is the industry standard for ownership of writing done on assignment while employed by a publisher or as an intern of a publisher? Does anyone copyright for the employee or intern, or is it strictly copyright of the publisher only? In what case would a publisher allow the employee or intern to own […]Continue reading “Publishing Law — INGL 4255: Professional Editing”

Subject-Verb Agreement — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

The couple (is/are) at the mall today. Amy and Eleanor (is/are) the best of friends. Neither Becky nor Fred (is/are) here. By the way, have you acquired the last four pages that (is/are) on sale? Bring in the bacon and eggs that (is/are) for dinner. via Subject-Verb Agreement — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

True or False — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

Refer to Chapter 12. Correct the false premises. All books have at least 5 pieces of front matter. The copyright page is on the right page. The list of tables always goes before the introduction in the contents page of a book. An introduction is not written the author. As a copyeditor, you must correct […]Continue reading “True or False — INGL 4255: Professional Editing”

This is real messy — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

This is a pretty poorly written paragraph correct at your own risk. For a long time, people have used lots of means of transportatoin to move from one place to another, or for the importation orexportation of goods and marchandise. Today we can use planes and boates to travel from london to New York inContinue reading “This is real messy — INGL 4255: Professional Editing”

Company Names — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

Practice your knowledge of how to correctly refer to the following companies: BIC pens are the greatest. Iphones are really taking over the industry. Have you had a v8? What kind of music do you like to listen to on your itunes? Become the jedi star wars would want you to be. My favorite soft […]Continue reading “Company Names — INGL 4255: Professional Editing”

Punctuation — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

Add the correct punctuation, or correct the misuse. 1.Today we went on a trip overseas saw people on the beach and had fun 2. The following: materials are needed for the exam pencils papers and the erasers 3. Do you know he repeated if the baron is alright! 4. How could you do that to […]Continue reading “Punctuation — INGL 4255: Professional Editing”

Numbers — INGL 4255: Professional Editing

Fix any errors in the use of numbers in the following exercises. The shirt costs $50. The bond yielded four and one third percent annually. 47 people were hired last month. Last summer they traveled 11875 miles. Her earnings rose from $500 to five thousand dollars in one year because of her marketing efforts. via NumbersContinue reading “Numbers — INGL 4255: Professional Editing”

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