3 editing types.

Some great editing advice from an author I call a friend.

Focus, Create, Repeat *Thup

Warning: Longer post.
I’m in the middle of an editing project, and editing is popcorning all over my brain cells.
So if you’re serious about editing your written work well, then this one’s for you.

(Writer, taken seriously, this post can make your writing brilliant.)

Here we go.

Editing takes form in three ways:

Details.
Content.
And rhythm & sound.

If you want to be a fabulous self editor, then you’ll need to know all three.

1. Details…
Just about anyone who knows punctuation and grammar well can edit for details.
A period here, a comma there. No, a semicolon does not work there. Yes, in this case, the question mark goes outside the quotation marks. No, you can’t put the words not only in your sentence without but also. The style guide says so, and we follow the rules.

So many people believe that they know the rules. They…

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