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Red Editing Pen

Each month, we give you a few sentences which would all benefit from some careful use of your red editing pen. As writers, and regular readers of Writing Magazine, you should not find any of these too difficult. But if you would welcome a little help, you can always check out Richard Bell’s suggested solutions below.

TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

Here are this month’s examples:

1 John was busy pouring over the second proofs while still waiting for the editor’s comments on the first proofs – even though it was three days ago since the comments had been due

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