Check this out: 'Self-editing: 10 ways to tighten your copy' - http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2p4moe/:KTn4Tv1:iTL0Gp!k
Although editing and proofreading are often mentioned together, they are two different things. Editing means improving writing to put the writer's message across in the best way. Proofreading means checking to ensure the writing is technically and aesthetically sound. Source: 18 Things Writers Need To Know About Editing And Proofreading
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Source: Can Using Editing Tools Improve Your Writing?
As an Indie Author, one of the things I've struggled with is editing my own work. I've pained over each word that I typed out, why would I want to cut it out? Simple, it wasn't needed. But, how would I know that it wasn't necessary? I'm not a professional editor. The honest truth is,... Continue Reading →