Editing Woes and Writing Software
Rewriting and editing the UN’s major annual global education report; guiding the planning and drafting of the report; editing all written communications by the report team; editing and writing the World Education Blog; giving writing tuition to team members.
ProWritingAid - Writing Improvement & Editing Software
"A large portion of everyday editing instruction can take place in the first few minutes of class . . .. Starting every class period with invitations to notice, combine, imitate, or celebrate is an easy way to make sure editing and writing are done every day. I want to communicate with my instruction that editing is shaping and creating writing as much as it is something that refines and polishes it. . . . I want to step away from all the energy spent on separating editing from the writing process, shoved off at the end of it all or forgotten about altogether."
Here, if I may, are some actual examples of do’s-and-do-not’s that I’ve recently read, all of which were taken from real-life editors and writers: