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Editing & Proofreading

Editing and Proofreading are important parts of the writing process--this task examines the surface level stylistic and linguistic elements of your writing. Editing and proofreading are not the same as revising, which takes a look at aspects of your work like organization, transitions, audience, purpose, among other things. WC Consultants in the Center for Writing Excellence will help writers identify and edit their own writing.

Recommended Resources

UNC Writing Center's handout on Editing and Proofreading
UNC Writing Center's handout on Writing Concisely
UNC Writing Center's handout on Style
UNC Writing Center's handout on Word Choice

 

More questions?

For individual grammar questions, please visit our Grammar Resources Page, and for help with revising, please visit our Tips for Revising Page.