The Proofreaders' Page and Other Uncollected Items

The Proofreaders' Page and Other Uncollected Items

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A collection of columns by world-famous mystery and science fiction author, Fredric Brown, looking at all aspects of proof-reading from obscure rules of grammar and punctuation to tips on the best way to lay out a book. A must for any budding author who wishes to publish their own book and needs some tips on how to avoid the most common mistakes. Also includes several other rare and uncollected items by Fredric Brown including a mystery short story (Fatal Facsimile) that hasn't been reprinted since it was first published 49 years ago; 24 humorous advice columns by the intrepid Colonel Cluck; a selection of Brown's early attempts at poetry; and much, much more... (July 1940) a€•ideomaticallya€– instead of a€•idiomaticallya€– (October 1940) a€•a€” sa€– instead of a€• a€“sa€– (April 1941) a€•evea€– instead of a€•evena€– (December 1941) a€•G.O.P. Style Manuala€– instead of a€•G.P.O. Style Manuala€– (January 1942) 7.

Title:The Proofreaders' Page and Other Uncollected Items
Author:Fredric Brown, Phil Stephensen-Payne - 2011


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