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Editing “Boot Camp”


George Washington University, Funger Hall auditorium, Room 103

The Editing Boot Camp workshop covers the following topics: * Why editing is important (and how to convince your bosses) * Grammar and punctuation basics * Commonly confused and misused words * Elements of proofreading * Clarity: smoothing out dense or garbled prose, streamlining copy * Accuracy: checking facts and sources, ensuring charts/graphics are correct, identifying and filling in missing information * Headlines: writing clear, informative display type in print and online (including SEO) * Style: why you need a style guide

The cost is $100 for members, $175 for nonmembers.


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