- Editing to catch variety and repetition: Want to make sure sentence lengths are varied within a paragraph, or paragraph lengths are switched up throughout the text? Look at them back-to-front. While you're at it, you may be able to pick up on repetitive usage more readily.
Monday, February 08, 2010
Too many writers try to begin at the beginning, when there's a real case to be made for starting at the end and working your way backwards. It's a technique that helps you see your writing differently, and it works well for these writing tasks: