Nearly everyone writes, be it for personal pleasure, business, or school. Notes to the kids, holiday cards, e-mail, and even texts are all forms of writing. Editing is a crucial part of writing and everybody does it, whether they realize it or not. It is simply the act of re-reading what you have written.
In certain cases, such as submitting a thesis, article, or manuscript, you need a second set of eyes to aid in the editing process. It is difficult to remove yourself from something you have just poured your heart and soul into, and...