Dictionaries and Thesauri
Book Publishing Industry Standard
Merriam-Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary (online), Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Dictionary (11th edition), Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Capitalization Dictionary by Kathy Ide
The Dictionary of Concise Writing: 10,000 Alternatives to Wordy Phrases by Robert Harwell Fiske
Dictionary of Problem Words and Expressions by Harry Shaw, McGraw-Hill Inc.
The Disheveled Dictionary: A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon by Karen Elizabeth Gordon
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of English Usage, Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Roget’s Super Thesaurus by Marc McCutcheon
Roget’s Thesaurus of Phrases by Barbara Ann Kipfer
Webster’s New World College Dictionary (4th edition), © 2002 by Wiley Publishing, Inc.
Articles and Journalism
The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, Norm Goldstein, ed., © 2017 by The Associated Press, published by Perseus Publishing
The Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition), The University of Chicago Press, © 1969, 1982, 1993, 2003, 2010, 2017 by The University of Chicago
The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style (4th edition) by Robert Hudson, © 2004 by the Zondervan Corporation
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr., E. B. White, and Roger Angell
Words into Type by Marjorie E. Skillin, and Robert Malcolm Gay
Copyrights and Copywrongs by Siva Vaidhyanathan
The Copyright Permission and Libel Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers by Lloyd J. Jassin and Steve C. Schecter
Digital Copyright: Protecting Intellectual Property on the Internet by Jessica Litman
The Art of Editing (7th Edition) by Brian S. Brooks, et al.
Creative Editing by Dorothy A. Bowles, et al.
Developing Proofreading and Editing Skills by Sue C. Camp
Don’t Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor by Blake Atwood
Editing Fact and Fiction: A Concise Guide to Book Editingby Leslie T. Sharpe, Irene Gunther, and Richard Marek
Editing for Clear Communication by Thom Lieb
Editing Made Easy by Bruce Kaplan
Editing Secrets of Best-Selling Authors by Kathy Ide
The Editor as Self-Publishing Consultant by Linda Nathan
The Editorial Eye by Jane T. Harrigan
The Editor’s Toolbox: A Reference Guide for Beginners and Professionals by Burk Ryan, Michael O’Donnell, Leland B. Ryan
Editors on Editing by Gerald Gross
From Writer to Reader: Studies in Editorial Method by Philip Gaskell
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg
Murder of a Manuscript: Writing and Editing Tips to Keep Your Book Out of the Editorial Graveyard by Andrea Merrell, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas
Copyediting: A Practical Guide by Karen Judd
Copyediting for Professionals by Edmund J. Rooney, et al.
Copyediting’s Grammar Tune-Up Workbook by Erin Brenner
Copyediting: The Cambridge Handbook for Editors, Authors, and Publishers by Judith Butcher
The Chicago Guide to Copyediting Fiction by Amy J. Schneider
The Copyeditor’s Guide to Substance & Style by the Editors of EEI Press
The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications (3rd edition) by Amy Einsohn, © 2011, University of California Press
Editorial Freelancing: A Practical Guide by Trumbull Roger
Editing for Articles
The Editor in Chief: A Practical Management Guide for Magazine Editors by Benton Rain Patterson, et al.
The Magazine from Cover to Cover by Sammye Johnson, et al.
The Magazine Publishing Industry by Charles P. Daly, et al.
Media Writer’s Handbook: A Guide to Common Editing and Writing Problems by George T. Arnold
The Newspaper Publishing Industry by Robert G. Picard, et al.
Self-editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself into Print by Renni Browne and Dave King
The Antique Hunter’s Guide to American Furniture: Chests, Cupboards, Desks & Other Pieces by William C. Ketchum Jr.
The Antique Hunter’s Guide to American Furniture: Tables, Chairs, Sofas, and Beds by Marvin D. Schwartz
The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life from Prohibition Through World War II by Marc McCutcheon
The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England: From 1485–1649 by Kathy Lynn Emerson
The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in Regency and Victorian England by Kristine Hughes
The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in the 1800s by Marc McCutcheon
The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in the Wild West: 1840 to 1900 by Candy Moulton
A Basic Grammar Dictionary for Anyone by George Ann Gregory
The Handbook of Good English by Edward D. Johnson
Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lay: Practical Advice for the Grammatically Challenged by Richard Lederer, et al.
Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English by Patricia T. O’Conner
Go Ahead, Proof It! by K. D. Sullivan
Handbook for Proofreading by Laura Killen Anderson
Ma(r)King the Text: The Presentation of Meaning on the Literary Page by Joe Bray, et al.
Mark My Words: Instruction and Practice in Proofreading by Peggy Smith
Powerful Proofreading Skills: Tips, Techniques and Tactics by Debra A Smith, Ralph Mapson, and Elaine Brett
Proofreading Plain and Simple by Debra Hart May
Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors by Kathy Ide, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas