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WRITERS GIVE THEIR REVISION STRATEGIES --
Former newspaper reporter Chip Scanlan confesses that he used to think that having to rewrite a story meant he'd failed.
The writing teacher says experience, and other writers, have taught him differently, but he still "tricks" himself into revising. He gives his nine strategies for becoming a better writer by "becoming a reviser."
These include writing the first draft earlier so he sees holes that need filling, reading and marking up his work on paper and diagnosing problems before treating them.
The site also gives a link to other writers' techniques . One newspaper reporter prints out her copy, cuts it up into paragraphs, places each on a blank sheet of paper and rewrites each. http://www.poynter.org/column.asp?id=52&aid=20864/
APEX News...APEX 2017 Award Winners Announced!
The 29th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition Winners have been announced.
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VIRTUAL ACQUISITION OFFICE
Virtual Acquisition Office: Suite of Federal Acquisition Publications --
Knowledge and Learning Products Division, ASI Government, Inc., Arlington, VA ...
"A very well researched and edited suite of publications -- all crisply written to made the tedious and impenetrable both readable and informative, and -- dare we say -- almost interesting. Rather a remarkable feat, considering the fairly dense subject matter."