Art of the Edit – Part I

I reblogged this, good read indeed. Plenty of good points

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I was lucky enough to participate in a webinar called The Art of the Edit by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry  (The Book Doctors), wonderfully helpful and experienced pros of the book publishing world. They shared a lot of helpful advise (especially for me while I’m in editing mode), and I wanted to pass it along to all my friends.

How Editing Can Save Your Life

Just lock up your inner editor for the month of November, if you are doing NaNoWriMo, or during whatever time you are doing the rough draft.  After that, you need to be able to look at your manuscript with a critical eye. “This is deeply problematic [with many writers].” There can be a giant chasm between where the book is and where you think it is.

How Do You Make Your Lump of Clay into a Novel?

Arielle was David’s agent…

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