Revising or Editing?

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by Shannon Naylor Many students hear “revising and editing” and think of them as synonymous terms. This isn’t the case. While both are practices that improve pieces of writing, revising and editing are actually two different ways of approaching that goal. Revising is intended to help you address the big picture: content, organization, the form […]

Is that the word I wanted?

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by Samantha Bronkar Many words in the English language seem to be nearly identical. How can you know which word you actually meant to say (or write)? Below are some commonly confused words, their definitions, and different usages. amount/number Amount is used when the object cannot be counted or measured. Example:           He had an unwarranted […]