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The Writing Process: Revising, Editing and Proofreading Student
Development Services Writing Support Centre UCC 210
Outline An Editors Mindset Revising Editing Proofreading
An Editors Mindset Essential component of the writing process
Similar to, yet different from, drafting Same goals Usually a
different process Polishing rather than creating Depends if editing
for yourself or a peer
Self Editing Issues Give yourself some space......But not too
much Learn your tendencies What are your goals?
Peer Editing Issues Degree of help needed Amount of time before
submission Balance criticisms with compliments
Procuring Peer Editors Writers need readers Good editors are
worth their weight in gold Dont abuse them; give them your best