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  • How to Edit Writing

  • 7 Easy Steps to Master Writing Editing, Proofreading, Copy Editing, Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation (Creative Writing)
  • By: Jaiden Pemton
  • Narrated by: K. C. Wayman
  • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Education & Learning
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (1 rating)

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Summary

Have you just finished writing your masterpiece but don’t know how to approach the editing stage? Or, have you decided to take on a role as an editor for the work of other writers and don’t know where to start?

How to Edit Writing is the guide you need! We will teach you how to edit writing in seven easy steps. This guide is designed to provide you with all the tools you need in a concise, easy-to-understand format that will answer all your burning questions and get you on your way to thorough and successful editing.

To be a successful editor, you must know how to divide your work into stages, make use of reading aloud, take things one step at a time, deeply engage with the content at hand, and utilize strategies such as isolating text and working in reverse.

How to Edit Writing will provide you with an in-depth look into each of the elements of editing, help you avoid the common mistakes made in the editing stage, and urge you to develop the necessary skills for releasing engaging, well-paced, grammatically correct content, free of spelling, punctuation, dialogue, and flow errors.

You’ll learn:

  • The stages of editing: structural, line editing, and copy editing 
  • Necessary conversations to have between writers and editors
  • The benefits of reading aloud to yourself and others
  • How to separate the smaller elements into manageable chunks
  • How to engage more deeply with the text in front of you
  • How to critically evaluate dialogue and general flow
  • How to monitor pacing and organization
  • How to edit in reverse

And, so much more!

Whether you're just starting on the journey of editing and need to develop a clearer understanding of the elements or have been at it for a while and are looking for fresh perspectives and tips for further developing on how you perfect your craft, this guide is the companion you need. Let’s get started!

©2021 Jaiden Pemton (P)2021 Jaiden Pemton

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