Revision

Revision requires a more in-depth evaluation of your work than proofreading. Revision is concerned with your ideas, organization, purpose, and audience.

The difference between revising and editing

23 ways to revise a text

Instructional video that discusses some stylistic features that may be helpful to consider during the revision process, including how to use objective language, how to qualify your claims, and how to eliminate wordiness (a UWC-produced resource)

Proofreading

How to find and correct common errors

Proofreading strategies

Verb Choice

Eliminating weak verbs A somewhat hidden source of sentence trouble is the verb chosen by the writer.

Wordiness

Using the Paramedic Method for concise sentences (JMU Handout)

How to make your writing more concise A common problem for writers of all levels is the use of wordy and imprecise language.

Steps to eliminate wordiness

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