October 3, 2021
The Chicago Manual of Style is the guide most publishers use for grammar, spelling, and punctuation choices. But how can authors and editors check their manuscripts for any errors? You can spot errors yourself and flip through a thousand pages of material that may or may not be up to date... or check out PerfectIt's handy new tool. PerfectIt CEO Daniel Heuman is here to tell us all about it. https://intelligentediting.com
Hosts: Lauren Moore, Kalene Williams Special Guests: Daniel Heuman, Ellen Campbell
00:00 Opening remarks and introductions
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Daniel: Has returned to New York from England.
Ellen: Nothing has caught fire and she continues to be editing.
Kalene: Doing a lot of developmental editing and litrpg stat math.
03:30 Main Event – Chicago Manual of Style Editing on PerfectIt
-Ellen’s brief summary of the Chicago Manual of Style.
-The problem with the Chicago Manual of Style when writing.
-How to add words to the PerfectIt dictionary.
-How to run your manuscript through the CMoS.
-How PerfectIt maintains your track changes while you go into the document to make changes.
27:20 Spotlight: Elements of Style, by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White https://amzn.to/3CE2XNo
28:20 Main Event – Chicago Manual of Style Editing on PerfectIt, Cont’d!
-How to manage styles with CMoS.
-PerfectIt’s ability to help edit British or American manuscripts.
-Love for the semicolon. -Some new things coming out for PerfectIt.
-Desires for PerfectIt from viewers.
55:15 Closing remarks
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