The Christian Writer's Manual of Style
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Christian Writer's Manual of Style by Robert Hudson
Book DescriptionAn essential tool for writers, editors, proofreaders, designers, copywriters, production managers, and marketers too. The Christian Writer's Manual of Style is an essential tool not only for writers of religious materials, but for their editors, proofreaders, designers, copywriters, production managers, and even marketers. Rather than simply repeating style information commonly available in standard references, this newly updated and expanded edition includes points of grammar, punctuation, usage, book production and design, and written style that are often overlooked in other manuals. It focuses on information relating to the unique needs and demands of religious publications, such as discussions on how to correctly quote the Bible, how to capitalize and use common religious terms, and how to abbreviate the books of the Bible and other religious words. Also included are rarely found items such as: * an author's guide to obtaining permissions * guidelines for using American, British, and Mid-Atlantic styles * discussions of inclusive language, profanity, and ethnic sensitivities * discussions of Internet and computer-related language style * a list of problem words * style issues regarding words from major world religions * a discussion of handling brand names in text * a list of common interjections * issues of type design, paper, copy-fit This edition has been completely updated since the 1988 edition and contains more than twice as much information as the previous edition. This is the most detailed and comprehensive guide of its kind.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780310487715
(229mm x 155mm x 30mm)
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert Hudson
Christian Writer's Manual of Style, Paperback (August 2016)
Now in its fourth revised edition, The Christian Writer's Manual of Style provides answers to writers', editors', and proofreaders' most pressing questions about language, style, and usage, focusing on the particular issues involved in religious writing.
Dazzle, Paperback (February 2014)
Scarborough, 1934. John Fastolf, rakish heir to a Dukedom, has sponsored a glamorous tunny fishing contest. He has his reasons. The young journalist Martha Gellhorn is covering the event for the London gossip papers. She has hers.
Seeing Things, Hardback (October 2013)
In Seeing Things, Robert Hudson argues that robustness reasoning lacks the special value it is often claimed to have. Robustness reasoning claims that an observation report is more likely to be true if the report is produced by multiple, independent sources.
Warhorses of Letters, Hardback (March 2012)» View all books by Robert Hudson
Spoof correspondence purporting to be the love letters exchanged between the warhorses of Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington.
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Author Biography - Robert Hudson
Robert Hudson is a senior editor-at-large at Zondervan. With his wife, Shelly Townsend-Hudson, he has written Companions for the Soul, and with Duane W. H. Arnold he has written Beyond Belief: What the Martyrs Said to God. For several years he also edited the online literary magazine, Working Poet.com.
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