Date of publication: 2017-08-27 07:43
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Writing is a process of discovery, and you don 8767 t always produce your best stuff when you first get started. So revision is a chance for you to look critically at what you have written to see
Hopefully you see a clearer storyline after doing this exercise: the park is an ecological mess because of regional water mismanagement and housing development, and that is because of several complex factors. Now skim through the piles one more time and compare them to the points on your new outline. Do you have enough information right now to tell a good story and support these arguments?
An interview essay is designed to give the reader a general impression of the interview subject and to present his or her thoughts on a select group of topics. It also offers the opportunity to develop deeper insights by analyzing the interviewee's responses within a larger context. Interview essays are a common school assignment, and provide useful skills for those interested in journalism, or just being good writers in general. There are several formats that fit into the category, but a good interview essay of whatever type can make the reader feel as though he or she were asking the questions.
Not exactly. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques.
Then give it a try, if you haven 8767 t already! This handout contains seven errors our proofreader should have caught: three spelling errors, two punctuation errors, and two grammatical errors. Try to find them, and then check a version of this page with the errors marked in red to see if you 8767 re a proofreading star.
Well, that 8767 s a part of revision called editing. It 8767 s another important final step in polishing your work. But if you haven 8767 t thought through your ideas, then rephrasing them won 8767 t make any difference.
Content is important. But like it or not, the way a paper looks affects the way others judge it. When you 8767 ve worked hard to develop and present your ideas, you don 8767 t want careless errors distracting your reader from what you have to say. It 8767 s worth paying attention to the details that help you to make a good impression.
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