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Reviewing the difference between editing and revision

Note: The WritingEssentials blog is on hiatus. Meanwhile, favorite posts will be published with updates. Ellen ~~ With the return of my Continuing Ed Writing Workshop, I am reminded of the confusion and even reluctance of beginning and nonprofessional writer over editing and revision. Many of these writers, even if they’ve produced a lot of …

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Revisiting why spelling matters

Note: The WritingEssentials blog is on hiatus. Meanwhile, favorite posts will be published with updates. Ellen ~~ At a recent editing workshop, the instructor pulled out an old “chestnut,” a passage that contains jumbled words (with the first and last letters intact) which supposedly demonstrates that despite misspellings, the human mind can comprehend what is …

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