Reblogged this on my site the second time, pretty good information
Here is the follow up to my previous post about the art of the edit.
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. Hope you can find some gems to help you through the next week.
And on that note, here is Part II! (I feel like there should be a ringmaster and rising curtains for this. Maybe it’s just a circus kind of Friday.) xD
Show vs Tell
- Don’t reveal too much too fast
- Don’t tell it before it happens
- Hide a lot of information until the reader needs to know it
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