[Edprof] question about finding manuscripts

Linda Huff-Paul lindahuffpaul at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 16:36:35 PST 2011


Thanks, everyone, for your great ideas! I'm sure now that I'll be able to
gather enough manuscripts to use for my class.

Best wishes to all for a productive spring semester.

Linda



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Linda Huff-Paul
Editing Professional
Havertown, PA
e-mail: lindahuffpaul at gmail.com




On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Linda Huff-Paul <lindahuffpaul at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello All,
>
> I am new to the list and to teaching editing.
>
> I will be teaching my first "Mechanics of Editing" class this semester for
> the Graduate Publishing Programs at Rosemont College (in PA), and I'd like
> my students to have the "real world" experience of copy editing manuscripts
> of 15-20 pages or so.
>
> However, I've been having a difficult time finding manuscripts. I've only
> gotten 2 so far from amongst my faculty colleagues, and a few from my own
> freelance work that I can probably use, but there are 15 students in my
> class. I'm looking for fiction or nonfiction, and we can work with pieces
> that haven't been edited yet or clean copies of manuscripts that have
> already been edited.
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Linda Huff-Paul
> Editing Professional
> Havertown, PA
> e-mail: lindahuffpaul at gmail.com
>
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