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ARTICLE
EDITING
Let’s write and reach your #LifeGoals!
Correcting
EDITING Condensing
Modifying
To turn okay writing
into great writing
WHY WE
NEED
EDITING?
WHO
SHOULD
EDIT?
• Writers (self edit)
• Editors
• You know what you
say
WHY
WRITERS
MUST
SELF
EDIT?
• You know what
should be there, but
it wasn’t
• writing and
grammatical rules
• writers fall in love
with their own work
• fresh eyes can pick
up missed points
WHY
WRIT...
Now, what
you should
check?
1
• coherent
• logic
• consistent
• check with 5W 1H: what,
who, where, when, why, and
how
PLOT
5W 1H
• What: topic
• Who: who’s the hero?
• Where: the location?
• When: the time
• Why: cause and effect
• How: method, ...
2
• Repeated words
• Typos
• Variation
• Emotion
• Consistency
• “Baku tapi tidak kaku”
WORDS
3
• Too long
> max. 8 words
> not more than 2 clauses
• Incomplete
> “Kamu bisa mengubah mood yang kamu mau dengan
menggan...
4
• Repeating explanations
• 1 main topic, with 2 or 3
supporting topic
• Easy to read?
• Structures
PARA-
GRAPHS
Which one is easier to read?
TIPS FOR
SELF
EDITING
• No editing while writing
• Read your drafts in different
focus
• Read it loud if necessary
• No of...
EDITING
EXAMPLES
FIND THE
MISTAKES!
Editing is like killing your story
and then very slowly bringing it
back to life.
People think writing is writing,
but act...
THANK
YOU!
Writer and Author | Illustrator |
Rocking Mama’s Managing Editor
Facebook: Carolina Ratri
Twitter: @RedCarra
In...
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers
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Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers

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Para penulis sebaiknya juga melakukan self editing terhadap tulisannya sendiri. Dalam slide ini bisa disimak, apa dan mengapa self editing itu perlu, serta apa saja yang harus dilakukan saat penulis melakukan self editing.

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Article Editing for Bloggers and Content Writers

  1. 1. ARTICLE EDITING Let’s write and reach your #LifeGoals!
  2. 2. Correcting EDITING Condensing Modifying
  3. 3. To turn okay writing into great writing WHY WE NEED EDITING? WHO SHOULD EDIT? • Writers (self edit) • Editors
  4. 4. • You know what you say WHY WRITERS MUST SELF EDIT? • You know what should be there, but it wasn’t
  5. 5. • writing and grammatical rules • writers fall in love with their own work • fresh eyes can pick up missed points WHY WRITERS NEED EDITORS
  6. 6. Now, what you should check?
  7. 7. 1 • coherent • logic • consistent • check with 5W 1H: what, who, where, when, why, and how PLOT
  8. 8. 5W 1H • What: topic • Who: who’s the hero? • Where: the location? • When: the time • Why: cause and effect • How: method, style or manner of doing something
  9. 9. 2 • Repeated words • Typos • Variation • Emotion • Consistency • “Baku tapi tidak kaku” WORDS
  10. 10. 3 • Too long > max. 8 words > not more than 2 clauses • Incomplete > “Kamu bisa mengubah mood yang kamu mau dengan mengganti warna loh.” (warna apa?) • Ambiguous > “Dia tidak mendapatkan uang karena tidak memberi tahu.” (tahu-tempe? Atau mengatakan sesuatu?) SENTENCES
  11. 11. 4 • Repeating explanations • 1 main topic, with 2 or 3 supporting topic • Easy to read? • Structures PARA- GRAPHS
  12. 12. Which one is easier to read?
  13. 13. TIPS FOR SELF EDITING • No editing while writing • Read your drafts in different focus • Read it loud if necessary • No offensive statements • Originality check > Plagiarism Checker
  14. 14. EDITING EXAMPLES
  15. 15. FIND THE MISTAKES!
  16. 16. Editing is like killing your story and then very slowly bringing it back to life. People think writing is writing, but actually writing is editing. Otherwise you’re just taking notes
  17. 17. THANK YOU! Writer and Author | Illustrator | Rocking Mama’s Managing Editor Facebook: Carolina Ratri Twitter: @RedCarra Instagram: @r3dcarra Email: CarolinaRatri@rockingmama.id Blog: www.CarolinaRatri.com www.RockingMama.id

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