To Revise or Not to Revise: The Essential Guide to Reviewing Somebody Else's Writing

Angela J Maniak, Skill-Builders Press, Books for Business Writing, Quick Tips for Business Writing, To revise or not to revise

Is there too much editing going on in your work group? To Revise or Not to Revise shows you how to:

  • Reduce your editing time dramatically and manage the review process to achieve measurable payback.
  • Stop rewriting and start getting better writing from your staff and colleagues.
  • Establish a review process that raises the quality of others' writing and raises the spirits of the writer.
  • Overcome writers' defensiveness to review comments.
  • Communicate expectations to writers so that they can write it right.
  • Explore the causes of poor writing and learn how to address them.

What's New and Unique in To Revise or Not to Revise:

  • Turns editing time into productive, skill-building time.
  • Teaches you how to work with writers to improve their writing skills.
  • Helps you decide when to edit and when not to edit.
  • Takes a pioneering approach to solving the problem of costly on-the-job editing.

In addition to the book, you also receive:

  • A laminated Tip Sheet for easy reference.
  • A CD with additional samples, answers to exercises, and electronic files of Writing Tips.