Unformatted text preview: 8. Put the “kicking” action in a simple (not compound) active verb. 9. Start fast—no mindless introductions. 10. Write out each sentence on a blank sheet of paper and mark off its basic rhythmic units with a “/”. 11. Mark off sentence lengths in the passage with a “/”. 12. Read aloud with feeling. Lard Factor (LF) Divide the difference between the number of words in the original and the revision by the number of words in the original. LF = (N O – N R )/N O Shoot for an LF of 0.50 (50%) in revising from original to final draft....
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- Winter '08
- Passive voice, NMR spectrum, official style, Lanham Paramedic Method