Week 14 (18/11): How the Zen of punctuation and grammar leads to self-editing nirvana

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BY MARK GATELY

Fine tuning your final assessment task presents the perfect opportunity to look at the importance of self-editing.

Polishing your feature means not only ensuring that your writing is concise and effective – it is also the time for locating and eliminating spelling and/or grammatical mistakes.

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Quotes and punctuation

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Protesting the murder of George Floyd. Photo: Ted Eytan/CC/Flickr

BY DEB BAUER

Last week we practised our news writing skills. Each story we write ultimately improves our technique. There are many theories to master in the art of writing. Your job is to practice, practise, practice.

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