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Rutherford High School RWC

The Process of . . . Editing

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After you have written everything you have to say and you've structured it that was it works best, then it's time for EDITING!

“I do not choose the right word. I get rid of the wrong one.”

A.E.Housman

 

 

TIPS FOR EDITING 

Read the draft out loud to yourself

 

Have someone else read the draft to you

 

Tape record yourself reading the draft

 

Tape your entire draft to a wall, the pages in order

 

Put two hard returns between each sentence.

 

Highlight (yellow) every time you used to following words: for, and, nor, but, or yet, so.

 

Delete every possible “that.”

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