By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• Identify the steps to choose words correctly.
• Identify why you must spell words correctly.
• Identify how to avoid common, unacceptable errors in written work.
• List the steps in the proofreading process.
Proofreading is something you do when all other aspects of your writing task are complete. It is the last step, one that many writers feel the impulse to do concurrently with the actual composition of their documents. Don’t!
The best system is to write without hesitation and then to go back and ...