Editing tips for non-fiction writers

Even brilliant quality writing requires editing. Editing is one of the most important factors which decide the success of your writing pieces. If you find difficulty in editing your thesis, you can always choose the best editing services that can help you in getting rid of any errors that might have entered into your dissertation while it would have been written.

Non-fiction writers need to be extremely cautious while editing their work. Here is a list of few editing tips that can assist the non-fiction writers to focus on their editing efforts and improve their writing.

  • Make your writing more appealing– Your writing must be able to grab the attention of maximum number of readers, so making it engaging is very important.
  • You should cut-short the sentences– Similar to dissertation proofreading, even while editing a non-fiction piece of writing, it is very important to keep your sentences as short as possible. You should use sentence length of not more than 15-17 words. Avoid usage of complex sentences and phrases.
  • Sentences need to be in active voice– You should never use passive verbs and gerunds in your writing. Always begin with a subject followed by an action verb.
  • Avoid using lofty language– You should always use short and well-known words used in everyday conversation. Avoid using maximum number of syllables as this might confuse the readers.
  • Use specific nouns and descriptive adjectives so as to make your writing more appealing and engaging.

A non-fiction writer needs to focus on all the above mentioned points and once he/she does this, he/she can actually achieve a brilliant amount of excellence in gathering maximum number of readers for his/her work.

 

 

 

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