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Editing & Proofreading

Editing & Proofreading Dana Translation What to look for and tips info@danatranslation.com Definition: Editing Prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. Proofreading To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections. Proofreading and editing are the most important steps after the actual writing. After the brainstorming, writing outlines, drafts, and rewriting, proofreading and editing give the piece the final polishing touches. It makes your work shine without any fault at sight. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques. What to look for while: Editing Proofreading Content Surface errors such as: Misspellings Mistakes in grammar Mistakes in punctuation Overall structure Structure within paragraphs Clarity Style Citations General Tips - Get some distance from the text! It's hard to edit or proofread a paper that you've just finished writing! - Decide what medium lets you proofread most carefully. Some people like to work right at the computer, while others like to sit back with a printed copy. - Try changing the look of your document. Altering the size, spacing, color, or style of the text may trick your brain into thinking it's seeing an unfamiliar document. - Find a quiet place to work. - If possible, do your editing and proofreading in several short blocks of time, rather than all at once. - If you're short on time, you may wish to prioritize your editing and proofreading tasks to be sure that the most important ones are completed. fea in You Tube 8+ Piktochart Editing & Proofreading Dana Translation What to look for and tips info@danatranslation.com Definition: Editing Prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. Proofreading To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections. Proofreading and editing are the most important steps after the actual writing. After the brainstorming, writing outlines, drafts, and rewriting, proofreading and editing give the piece the final polishing touches. It makes your work shine without any fault at sight. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques. What to look for while: Editing Proofreading Content Surface errors such as: Misspellings Mistakes in grammar Mistakes in punctuation Overall structure Structure within paragraphs Clarity Style Citations General Tips - Get some distance from the text! It's hard to edit or proofread a paper that you've just finished writing! - Decide what medium lets you proofread most carefully. Some people like to work right at the computer, while others like to sit back with a printed copy. - Try changing the look of your document. Altering the size, spacing, color, or style of the text may trick your brain into thinking it's seeing an unfamiliar document. - Find a quiet place to work. - If possible, do your editing and proofreading in several short blocks of time, rather than all at once. - If you're short on time, you may wish to prioritize your editing and proofreading tasks to be sure that the most important ones are completed. fea in You Tube 8+ Piktochart Editing & Proofreading Dana Translation What to look for and tips info@danatranslation.com Definition: Editing Prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. Proofreading To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections. Proofreading and editing are the most important steps after the actual writing. After the brainstorming, writing outlines, drafts, and rewriting, proofreading and editing give the piece the final polishing touches. It makes your work shine without any fault at sight. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques. What to look for while: Editing Proofreading Content Surface errors such as: Misspellings Mistakes in grammar Mistakes in punctuation Overall structure Structure within paragraphs Clarity Style Citations General Tips - Get some distance from the text! It's hard to edit or proofread a paper that you've just finished writing! - Decide what medium lets you proofread most carefully. Some people like to work right at the computer, while others like to sit back with a printed copy. - Try changing the look of your document. Altering the size, spacing, color, or style of the text may trick your brain into thinking it's seeing an unfamiliar document. - Find a quiet place to work. - If possible, do your editing and proofreading in several short blocks of time, rather than all at once. - If you're short on time, you may wish to prioritize your editing and proofreading tasks to be sure that the most important ones are completed. fea in You Tube 8+ Piktochart Editing & Proofreading Dana Translation What to look for and tips info@danatranslation.com Definition: Editing Prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. Proofreading To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections. Proofreading and editing are the most important steps after the actual writing. After the brainstorming, writing outlines, drafts, and rewriting, proofreading and editing give the piece the final polishing touches. It makes your work shine without any fault at sight. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques. What to look for while: Editing Proofreading Content Surface errors such as: Misspellings Mistakes in grammar Mistakes in punctuation Overall structure Structure within paragraphs Clarity Style Citations General Tips - Get some distance from the text! It's hard to edit or proofread a paper that you've just finished writing! - Decide what medium lets you proofread most carefully. Some people like to work right at the computer, while others like to sit back with a printed copy. - Try changing the look of your document. Altering the size, spacing, color, or style of the text may trick your brain into thinking it's seeing an unfamiliar document. - Find a quiet place to work. - If possible, do your editing and proofreading in several short blocks of time, rather than all at once. - If you're short on time, you may wish to prioritize your editing and proofreading tasks to be sure that the most important ones are completed. fea in You Tube 8+ Piktochart Editing & Proofreading Dana Translation What to look for and tips info@danatranslation.com Definition: Editing Prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. Proofreading To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections. Proofreading and editing are the most important steps after the actual writing. After the brainstorming, writing outlines, drafts, and rewriting, proofreading and editing give the piece the final polishing touches. It makes your work shine without any fault at sight. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques. What to look for while: Editing Proofreading Content Surface errors such as: Misspellings Mistakes in grammar Mistakes in punctuation Overall structure Structure within paragraphs Clarity Style Citations General Tips - Get some distance from the text! It's hard to edit or proofread a paper that you've just finished writing! - Decide what medium lets you proofread most carefully. Some people like to work right at the computer, while others like to sit back with a printed copy. - Try changing the look of your document. Altering the size, spacing, color, or style of the text may trick your brain into thinking it's seeing an unfamiliar document. - Find a quiet place to work. - If possible, do your editing and proofreading in several short blocks of time, rather than all at once. - If you're short on time, you may wish to prioritize your editing and proofreading tasks to be sure that the most important ones are completed. fea in You Tube 8+ Piktochart

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