Editing

Links

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/how-to-revise-edit-and-proofread-your-writing/

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/irp/editing-tips-effective-writing

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/how-to-edit-and-polish-your-writing

 

Summary

  1. Look at the surface. Does it look clean and well-written?
  2. Proofread three times for spelling and grammar.
  3. Uncover the clutter in the writing. Shorten paragraphs to keep them simple, yet interesting.
  4. Fill in the cracks.

 

Questions

  1. How could you determine whether or not the writing is wordy?
  2. How can you find out if the author had a writer’s block?
  3. How can you shorten paragraphs?
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