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Monday, January 13, 2014

A US Copy Editor's Perspective: How to Know Which Words to Capitalize in a Title

You could read the applicable rules within 16CMS's 860 pages (sans index and bibliography and appendixes) or ask your copy editor friend or search for it online. Or ...

I found this site where you plug in your proposed title and the software corrects or confirms the capitalization for you, even giving the appropriate 16CMS rule to substantiate same.


Thought my fellow Indie authors would really appreciate this. Here's the link: http://titlecapitalization.com/#.

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