Editing

Insights, advice and articles on the importance of editing your book before publishing.

How to Edit Your Own Book: Tips from Authors on the Revision Process

The most helpful bit of editing advice I ever got was from poet Michele Glazer. She said, "revision IS writing." In other words, there's no difference between the "writing" process and the editing process. You don't just write a draft, make some changes, correct the spelling, and call it good. As a writer, you need to be open to new ideas that may occur during the revision process, and be brave enough to follow them  — thus, leading you back into a writing mode. See? Revision IS writing, so it's best to just accept that fact upfront.
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How to Revise Your Novel through a Read Aloud and Critique Workshop

There are many types of workshops, but none are quite as useful at honing a novelist's natural voice as a read aloud and critique workshop.
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Your Book Needs Editing, and Here’s Why…

Your manuscript isn't perfect, but don't feel ashamed. Every writer needs an editor. Here are 3 reasons why your book will benefit from professional editing.

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