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Fundamentals of Business Writing by Yvonne V Chabrier, Joseph Mancuso

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11Step IV: Revise Your Writing: The Final Task

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should have:

• Revised your draft (Sample Document I).

• Mastered the four steps of the Business Writing Process.

• Completed the Fundamentals of Business Writing course.

Practice leads to skill.

OLD ATTITUDE

Revise documents by making one sweep through them.

NEW ATTITUDE

Revise documents by using the Editor’s Checklist and making five sweeps through them.

MAKE FIVE SWEEPS THROUGH YOUR FIRST DRAFT

In Chapters 6 through 10, we practiced revising a document by making five sweeps through it, as opposed to one. We discovered that making five sweeps made ...

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