Finding Your Inner Editor

Once we’ve told the story in the first draft we can refine it in editing. As we practice and develop as a writer we can begin to tell when something in a story needs work, but just because we didn’t get it right first time isn’t a sign of bad writing.

Editing, Editing, Editing:
Shadow in The Fore:
Getting Emotive:
Showing The Senses:
Let’s Get Less Busy:
Keeping it Short:
Exposing Exposition:
Adding Atmosphere:
Editing Others:
Dicey Description:
Differing Description:
Building a World:
From the Ground Up:
Elements of Editing:

Example Drafts:


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