This is a burning question, and I’ve seen people do it wrong both ways. Lots of people will write one draft, say ‘wow, this sucks,’ and toss… Read more “How many drafts do you need?”
We’ve talked about what you hate about your first draft. In fact, I believe I asked you to write a great big hate letter to your first… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- What do you love about your first draft?”
I think it’s important to know your strengths and your weaknesses in life. Doubly so when you ‘re a writer, (read small business owner.) For instance, my… Read more “Editing Dialog”
Why do we use red ink for editing? Is it a sense of tradition, dating back to when pens only came in three colors? If so, why do we keep doing it when we’ve got so many options? I actually can’t bring myself to write in red ink, only edit. I can write deadlines in it, too.
Alright, this is something I do with all of my fist drafts. I unload. I am furious at my first draft! I spent all that time and… Read more “Writing Prompt Saturday- What do you hate about your first draft?”
If you’re getting into the thick of your editing process, you’re in danger of running into one of two walls. Maybe you’re getting immersed in the process… Read more “Check This Out- The Pomodoro Method”
Editing Shopping List- Don’t lie, you’re going to love this part even if you hate editing. I’ve never met a writer that didn’t walk into Staples and hear the Halleluiah chorus in their head.
Here we are, another month, another theme. This month, we’re talking about a writing topic you either love or hate. It’s editing. Like I said… I really… Read more “Plans For February 2015”