Re: Editing Issues and what-nots

Subject: Re: Editing Issues and what-nots
From: Bonnie Granat <bgranat -at- LYNX -dot- DAC -dot- NEU -dot- EDU>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 08:17:25 -0500

>> >> I seem to be unable to edit my own work.
>>
> Try reading the pages backwards (i.e., page 100, then page 99,
>then 98, and so forth).
> It's hard to skim over stuff when you do it that way.


Also, one can read "word for word," really looking at the word for three
seconds or so before moving on. I do one pass through with this
technique, constantly reminding myself while I'm doing it to *examine*,
not "read."

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Bonnie Granat Technical Writing, Editing, & Consulting
http://lynx.neu.edu/home/httpd/b/bgranat




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