Check your citations
Have I cited all of the sources I used?
Are my paraphrases and summaries in my own words and not copied from the author?
Proofread your writing for grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors
Do I have the proper prepositions for my verbs?
Have I used "a," "an," and "the" correctly?
Do my subjects and verbs agree?
Is it clear what each pronoun refers to?
Do I have parallel structure in my sentences?
Are all of my verbs in the appropriate tense?
Do all of my sentences have a subject and a verb?
Do any of my sentences contain more than one independent clause?
Have I used punctuation correctly?
If you want to check your writing for errors, keep these tips in mind:
Print it out
Rest your eyes
Read more than once
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