Tag Archive: revision

Advice for the Perfectionists in Writing Workshop

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Do you consider yourself to be a perfectionist? Are there students in your classroom who might be described as perfectionists?

In Your Own Words

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First drafts usually contain the words anybody can write. Revision is the key to crafting writing that sounds just like you.

Does “Published” Need to be “Perfect?”

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There’s a reason for second and third editions of really great books–a writer’s work is never done, and is certainly never, ever perfect.

Correcting vs. Revising

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I’ve been thinking about this post for a few weeks now.  I’ve heard teachers ask students to “fix” their writing when asking them to revise.  For some reason, this word — fix —… Continue reading