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Editing Tips

The following links provide advice and examples to help you edit your writing for the tone and style appropriate to academic documents.

EDITING FOR CONCISENESS:  KISS Those Sentences

EDITING FOR CLARITY:  Write to EXpress, not to IMpress

EDITING FOR CONSISTENCY: Help Your Ideas Flow

EDITING FOR FORMALITY:  Find Your Academic Voice

EDITING FOR MODIFIERS: Excuse Me, But I'm Afraid Your As is Dangling