Chapter SixWorking Practices

The working practices presented here are commonly accepted guidelines, or good tips, for you to think about during the daily process of editing. Some offer specific techniques to follow, while others simply suggest some good habits you may consider as you work. You may not encounter these precise scenarios on every job, but you should be aware that they may come up. You will learn how to recognize them and you will find ways to deal with them appropriately. They have been developed over time and have been found to work within many editing styles and within different genres. Each edit should be viewed with fresh eyes and you will be left to judge whether or not these working practices apply to the project that you ...

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