31 May 2016 | Editing, Grammar, Writing

Editing is caring

Editing is caring! Ever heard that expression before? No? That’s because I made it up to help teach the grade four kids in my editing workshop last week! ┬áThis was a follow-up workshop to help them edit their Dreamtime stories. I explained how it is ok to have a messy first draft, because you are…

5 February 2016 | Grammar, Writing

How to edit your own work

This one is for everyone. I mean it – we all write emails for work and pleasure, reports, invitations, small business newsletters, website copy, design ideas for clients, brochures, tenders, essays, reviews, letters to teachers, complaints to corporations, blog posts etc. And whether we’re talking about a Good Reads review or a tender for a…