Self-Editing is Always a Good Thing

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Use the link and check out the article. Even if you can’t make it to the Chatroom, the article is a good read and worthy of a bookmark.

Self-Editing is Always a Good Thing

It is a little like self-control – A little goes a long way.

“To write is human, to edit is divine.” – Stephen King

My search for simplicity for Sunday’s Topic Chat led me to an article in the Independent Book Review.

5 Tips for Self-Editing for Fiction Writers

Finishing your novel is only the beginning. Check out what you can do before beta readers and editors in IBR’s latest, “5 Tips for Self-Editing for Fiction Writers” written by Holly Tri.

1.    Take a Break
2.    Get Rid of Excess Text
3.    Break Your Mindset
4.    Do Multiple Rounds of Editing
5.    Read It Backwards

Use the link and check out the article. Even if you can’t make it to the Chatroom, the article is a good read and worthy of a bookmark.

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1 comment

  1. It is simply the law of diminishing return, if you feel by doing more editing you are still enhancing your writing , making it more magnetizing to the reader then yes keep doing more! But if it becomes a mere choice of words then pack it in fir sure .

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