The Essential Guide to Self-Editing: Power tips to improve your writing, website and blog

The Essential Guide to Self-Editing: Power tips to improve your writing, website and blog

Roxanne Reid / Feb 26, 2021

The Essential Guide to Self Editing Power tips to improve your writing website and blog Do you find yourself writing regularly your personal travel fashion mommy blog a memoir of a significant event in your life research papers sales reports memos emails even content for your busin

  • Title: The Essential Guide to Self-Editing: Power tips to improve your writing, website and blog
  • Author: Roxanne Reid
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Do you find yourself writing regularly your personal travel fashion mommy blog, a memoir of a significant event in your life, research papers, sales reports, memos, emails, even content for your business s website and social media It s not your core strength and you know you could do better with a little guidance English may not even be your first language so you dDo you find yourself writing regularly your personal travel fashion mommy blog, a memoir of a significant event in your life, research papers, sales reports, memos, emails, even content for your business s website and social media It s not your core strength and you know you could do better with a little guidance English may not even be your first language so you d appreciate a few pointers.If this sounds like you, then this guide is for you.It will show you how to improve your writing by learning to edit it All you need are some tools and this essential guide will give you those It will break down the editing process into two stages and give you than 40 tips and tricks for handling both of them The Essential Guide to Self Editing will 1.Highlight some of the most common errors non professional writers make so you don t fall into these traps.2.Show you how using plain language makes your message clear and easy to understand.3.Help you understand the importance and function of structure in your writing.4.Highlight the value of a catchy headline and a powerful first paragraph.5.Help you tighten your sentences and do away with empty words and phrases.6.Encourage you to avoid clich s and jargon, suggesting better ways of expressing them.7.Show you how to be consistent.8.Help you use your word processor s built in thesaurus to find just the right word to express what you re trying to say.9.Teach you the limitations of a spell check programme and why you shouldn t rely on it.10.Help you identify the difference between pairs of commonly confused words so you can use them correctly and with confidence.11.Unravel the mystery of when and where to use or not use punctuation such as apostrophes, hyphens and commas.12.Give you lots of examples to make the points clear.Recommendations The author s examples are plain yet powerful, her knowledge eye opening Apply the power tips in this guide and become the Jedi of self editing MT, blogger I f you have ever written something, no matter what your content or target audience, and have a niggling feeling that it should be looked at by a professional, but you can t afford the time or money to hire an editor or proofreader, use this guide to become your own best editor The rewards will be gratifying HT, editor This guide is a wonderfully concise and practical reference for anybody who wants to improve the effectiveness of their writing RL, businessman

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    About "Roxanne Reid"

      • Roxanne Reid

        Roxanne Reid is a freelance writer, editor and African travel blogger She edited a food industry journal for a decade and won than a dozen Specialist Press Association Pica Awards for journalism and editing.Then her real life began and for the past 15 years she has worked as a freelance book editor, health and travel writer She is passionate about Africa, wildlife, conservation, culture and heritage, road trips and small country villages She is happiest in the middle of nowhere, meeting the locals, trying something she s never done before, or simply watching the grass grow.When she s not on the road, she lives in Cape Town with her husband.


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    1. I'm a bit hesitant to write this review, because I'm sure Roxanne will pick up a few mistakes. Having said that, this guide is essential for anyone who writes for a living. I for one will refer to this book continuously. It's a good reminder of basic grammar we should know, but forget. I love the way Roxanne has provided great tips to use when writing and editing and the way she has highlighted common errors that some writers make, even those whose first language is English. Its a quick read, a [...]


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