Richards & Miller Doing Academic Writing: Editing

Richards, J. C. & Miller, S. K. (2005). Doing academic writing in education: Connecting the personal and the professional. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Chapter 6: Editing
•    Editing with Various Styles
•    What Style of Editing is Best?
•    Don't Worry about Memorizing Formal Rules
•    We Edit for Our Readers
•    Audience as an Important Factor
•    Distinguishing Editing from Revising
    o    Others edit. Only the author can revise because revision includes altering the voice.
•    Feeling Overwhelmed with the Editing Process
•    Thinking the Editing Process is Easy
•    Following a Systematic Editing Plan
•    Having an Editing Mentor
•    Enhancing Editing Skills Through Experience: John Barnitz
•    Developing a Talent and a Finely Tuned Ear for Editing
•    Writing for More than Conventions of Written Language
    o    Editing for Clarity
    o    Editing for Pace
    o    Editing for Correctness
•    Knowing You are Finished Editing
•    Identifying Editing Error Patterns
•    Summary