The second part, editing, requires a more analytical and methodical approach.
Be willing to revise and rewrite your work until it’s the best you can make it, then hand it off to an editor who specializes in works like yours.
We become better writers by learning from others, by taking their advice to heart.
Editing is how you transform your first draft thoughts into a book your readers crave.
Risk being emotionally vulnerable on the page today. Share from your heart. Say whatever comes to mind without self-censorship.
This week we’re reading Cover to Cover: What Authors Need to Know about Editing by Sandra Wendel
This week we’re reading The Busy Writer’s Self-Editing Toolbox by Marg McAlister
This week we’re reading A Professional Guide to Editing Your Own Writing Or Anyone Else’s by Joe Wisinski
Getting words out of your head and onto the page fast is the most important thing while writing your first draft.