Swet Columns

SWET Newsletter, Number 6

SWET Workshop / Translation [announcement]

Instructors: Tsutomu Kano, Frank Baldwin

Spring Training / Layout [workshop announcement]

Instructor: Becky Davis

Nitpickers Anonymous (ref: SS, JL, LER, RPS) [proposed SWET Japan Style Sheet]

Name Order (RPS) [sample]

SWET Used-Book Exchange (PP) [startup]

SWET T-Shirts and Trainers (PW) [sale]

SWET Survey Results (MU)

January 30 SWET Party (LER) [report]

"That Uncommon Comma" [poem]

Glossary Bank (ref: DZ) [use and contributions... more

SWET Newsletter, Number 5

SWET Anniversary Party [announcement]

Typography Workshops (NR, LER, SS) [report]

Tools of Typography (RPS) (ref: SS)

Books: University of Chicago Manual of Style; Bookmaking; Designing with Type: A Basic Course in Typography; Typography; The Design of Books: The Designer's Guide to Text Type

SWET Used-Book Exchange (ref: PP)

For Beautiful Human Sweat (PW) [announcement: T-shirt sale]

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SWET Newsletter, Number 4

September 12 SWET Workshops / "Word Processing" and "Typography for Editors" (MT) [announcement]

Report on the June 27 Writer's Meeting / "Writing In and On Japan: A Realistic View" (JL)

Speaker: Donald Richie

Glossary Bank / Recent Additions to the Bank [and request for contributions]

SWET Shirts! [new; ordering information]

Book Exchange [proposal]

Book Orders (ref: BCA) [bookstore recommendation]

From Writers to Writers (RPS) [advice]


SWET Newsletter, Number 3

June 27 SWET Meeting / "Free-lance Writing in Japan" [announcement]

Speaker: Donald Richie

April 25 Translators' Meeting Report (SB)

Glossary Bank (RPS) [report; request for contributions]

Tools of the Translator I (LER)

Books: Kenkyusha's New Japanese-English Dictionary; Japanese-English Character Dictionary ("Nelson's"); Shin Kan-Wa Jiten; Gakkyu Kan-Wa Daijiten; Dai Kan-Wa Jiten; Japanese Names; Daijinmei Jiten; Nihon Kindaishi Jiten; Nihon Rekishi Daijiten; Nihonshi... more

SWET Newsletter, Number 2

February 28 Meeting / Focus on Editing [report]

Speakers: Meredith Weatherby, Suzanne Trumbull, Luther Link

Professional Translators and Translating [announcement: April 25 SWET meeting]

Advice for Beginning Editors (ST)

Books: A Manual of Style (Chicago); Words into Type; The Careful Writer: A Modern Guide to English Usage; The Elements of Style; Fowler's Modern English Usage; Copyediting [British English]

Resources for Editors... more

SWET Newsletter, Number 1

November 15, 1980 Gathering [report]

February 28 SWET Meeting / Focus on Editing (LER) [announcement]

Speakers: Meredith Weatherby, Suzanne Trumbull, Luther Link

Report on November 22, 1980 Meeting (FMU)

Attention: Editors / February 28 Meeting (RPS) [report]

Attention: Translators [general; future directions]

Attention: Writers (PW) [general; future directions]

The SWET Newsletter [prospectus]

Membership Directory [project under way]

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