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Aids and resources for creators and teachers of writing, interactive fiction, digital stories, and transmedia
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John McPhee: Draft No.4


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WritingFix: The Writing Process...Revision Resources

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"I try to teach revision but I always seem to run out of time. It takes my students so long just to write rough drafts that I can't help but move straight to editing. Help me find ways to make more time for revision."

 

This page of resources for revision create the heart of any writing workshop classroom.


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Slick Write

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Slick Write is a free tool that checks your writing for potential stylistic mistakes and other features of interest. Whether you're a blogger, novelist, or student writing an essay for school, Slick Write can help take your writing to the next level. Curious? Try a quick demo, or enter your own text in the editor tab. After submitting, four more tabs will appear at the top of the screen:

Critique - This tab contains the body of text with stylistic features highlighted.Structure - Here you will find the sentences color coded by type and length.Flow - Hold your readers' interest by maintaining good flow.Stats - This is where you will find important statistics on a variety of subjects including readability, word frequencies, and repeated phrases.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 26, 2013 10:45 AM

Lots of feedback!  Goes way beyond the traditional spell/grammar check.  A great revision tool.