No matter what you are writing, after you’ve finished your rough draft, you’re ready to begin the revision and editing process to tighten and clean up the manuscript. But do you understand the distinction between the two tasks?
Writing about scientific or technical subject matter is tough enough– but reading about it is no walk in the park, either. As writers, we have an obligation to make the reading process as easy as possible for readers.
As a graduate student, you read broadly in your discipline at the beginning of your career. When you move on to work on your research papers, a master's thesis, or your dissertation, you're reading deeply into your topic.