Editing and Proofreading

These are my favorite books on editing to help get manuscripts ready for submission or publication in no particular order.

A Pocket Style Manual
by Diana Hacker
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Random House's Handy Grammar, Usage & Punctuation
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The 38 Most Common Fiction Writing Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them) by Jack M. Bickham
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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus
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Essentials of English Vincent F. Hopper, et al.:
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the Editor's Companion by Steve Dunham:
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On Writing Well by William Zinsser:
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Everybody Writes by Ann Handley
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The Facts on File Guide to Good Writing by Martin H. Manser
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The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.:
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Copyediting & Proofreading for Dummies by Suzanne Gilad:
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Developmental Editing: A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers by Scott Norton:
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and everywhere in between.