Introduction to copyediting

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23 March 2015 (Mon)
9.30am - 5.30pm

Level 5, Possibility Room
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
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Course Fee: $150.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $5.00

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Synopsis

This course is for new entrants into the publishing industry. It aims to give participants an overview of the publishing process as well as equip them with practical tools to carry out their tasks more effectively. The course will consist of a blend of instruction and exercises to give participants hands-on practice on specific skills sets. This will be augmented by checklists and references.

Aims

  • Overview of the editorial process
  • Copyediting vs proofreading
  • Editing online and on hard copy
  • Mechanical editing: grammar, usage, spelling, punctuation, etc
  • Content editing: logic, syntax, structure, etc
  • Author-editor relationship
  • Creating and use of style sheets
  • A style manual

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Registration Details

Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 10 – 30 pax

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.