Online Stylebook and Caps and Spelling Bundle
Starts at $75 for one-year subscription for one user
James McCarten, Editor
Available in English
All the advice on writing, editing and commonly misspelled words in the print editions of The Canadian Press Stylebook and Caps and Spelling is also available as a web-based, fully searchable version via a password-protected account. The Online Stylebook and Caps and Spelling is for users who:
- Prefer using a search engine to quickly find what’s needed, instead of thumbing through an index?
- Prefer to create an online, searchable archive of their own notes, examples, style entries and hard-to-spell words, instead of writing in the margins or attaching sticky notes.
Online Stylebook and Caps and Spelling subscribers benefit from:
- The convenience of using their writing style guides from anywhere they have Internet access.
- The speed of real-time email alerts when our stylebooks editor adds or updates style entries.
No more waiting for the next edition to be printed!
- The flexibility of using search tools or browsing by popular topics or chapter.
- The power of searching a database of FAQs from other users, answered by our stylebooks editor.
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The Canadian Press Online Stylebook and Caps and Spelling contains writing style guidelines from Canada’s national news agency so you can follow the same standards used by media and communicators nationwide.
Get practical answers on writing cleanly, accurately and concisely, including:
- A comprehensive A-Z list of the words, proper names and abbreviations most likely to cause problems for writers (abbreviations, hyphenated and compound words, correct names of Canadian companies and newsmakers, Internet terms, pop culture references ans more).
- Easy-to-follow guidelines on capitalization, punctuation and abbreviations.
- Advice on how to write with style and colour, as well as good taste.
- Listings and spellings on countries and cities around the world.
- A chapter on writing for and about the Internet.
- Tips for journalists, including reporting, handling breaking news and interviewing techniques.
- Tips for broadcasters, including handling audio, video, reading the news and writing for broadcast, as well as a comprehensive guide to hard-to-pronounce Canadian places.
- Tips for PR professionals, including writing press releases, holding conferences and working with the media.