Editing for non-publishers
10 May 2021
Date : Monday 10 and Thursday 13 May 2021.
Time: 10am to 12 noon (both days)
Format: Online (Zoom)
About the course
This is a new course, aimed at people who don't work in a
publishing house but who work, or want to work, with documents that
will be published in some form - for example newsletters,
brochures, handbooks or websites.
- Principles of copy-editing and how they can help any
- Using structure to make things clearer
- What to check and how to check it
- Achieving consistency in documents that have a number of
- Common problems in text, and how to fix them
- Easy tips and tricks that professional copy-editors use.
Delegates will be asked to send in two samples of the sort of
text they work on, or hope to work on, for tutor feedback and
advice during the course.
The course will be run on Zoom in two sessions of two hours
Who shoud attend?
Anyone who produces documents and would like to improve
Cathy Tingle has many years'
experience in academic and business publications. She formally
trained in copy-editing and proofreading with Publishing Scotland
under Margaret Aherne and is now an Advanced Professional Member of
Fees and booking
£100+VAT (PS and CIEP members); £130+VAT (non-members). Discount
for BookMachine members (25%) with discount code.
BOOK AND PAY for your place at Ticket Tailor. Booking closes at
midnight on Thursday 6 May 2021.
You may also be interested in Introduction to Proofreading and
Introduction to Copy-editing.