No matter what you’re writing, revising drafts is a headache.
Not only do you have to review your article or story with microscopic focus, but the stress of missing an error and hurting your future writing prospects can be terrifying. Automatic editing software often misses errors and paying for editing services isn’t always an option.
It’s important to find an editing technique that makes the revision process easier and makes you feel confident in your writing.
I developed my own editing method while pursuing my bachelor’s degree in writing and communications. I was freelancing for a local newspaper and serving as editor in chief of my college newspaper while balancing a full course-load of writing-intensive classes and a 75-page senior thesis.
I didn’t have time to spend hours reading over every article or paper.
To handle the workload, I devised a simple three-step method to catch every mistake and build confidence that each draft is well written. READ MORE