Self-editing your text might be challenging, but you can apply some easy fixes to attract more readers to your text. To make your text comprehensible …
At some point, asking for feedback on your writing is inevitable, and more so, indispensable. Bringing in an outside perspective can enrich the text and generate ideas for improvement. In this post, I address how to avoid the unhelpful and instead ask (and receive) constructive feedback on your writing.
Taking a step back and looking critically at one’s work is always challenging, so in this post I discuss how to reducing word count with a proviso. My intention is that nonfiction, academic, business and popular science authors, writers and bloggers will find the following tips helpful when exceeding the word limit without reducing the content or sacrificing the correctness, clarity and cohesion.
Spellcheckers are great tools for easy and quick fixes. But you should not depend on them as the only method of correcting your text. Since they do not consider content, style, target audience and many other elements that influence language, they have a minimal scope. Let me show you some most common examples of mistakes (but there are many more!) that will slip through the spellcheckers’ cracks.