Editing: It's not as easy as it looks

This 45-minute presentation was given at the ASTC(NSW) 2012 annual conference, held in November in Sydney, Australia.

Editing: It's not as easy as it looks from Rhonda Bracey

The focus of this presentation was:

  • the role of the editor
  • types of editing
  • editing tasks
  • the value of using checklists and style sheets
  • tools to automate some editing tasks (Microsoft Word add-ins, mostly)

The audience was technical writers and communicators who may only do editing as part of their usual role. (Please note: Some odd word wrapping occurred in some slides when I uploaded them to SlideShare -- sorry about that!)