This course aims to teach editing skills because, most times, you, the writer, will also have to be your own editor. This unit is devoted to developing editing skills to achieve clarity of expression.
In all things, the greatest virtue is simplicity.” So said a famous American author. And so it is with writing. The simplest expression of what we write is the goal. We want to spare our reader the burden of reading unnecessary or obscure words, superfluous phrases, or extraneous thoughts.