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Just Because

A Little Snip Here

When I wrote articles and submitted them and the stars aligned, a magazine editor would accept on the condition that I cut it back by 200 words or 35 or some percentage. I understood that they built a magazine on paper, an unyielding rectangle of writerly real estate. It think being asked to cut words […]

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Just Because

Editing and the Creative Process

The primary focus will be how we edit.
• Do you like to edit as you go or just try to get the first draft out there before going back?
• Do you use an outline?
• Does your editing get in the way of words magically flowing onto the page?
Let’s talk about things that slow a writer down.

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Topic Chats

What Kind of Editor Do You Need?

When looking to hire an editor, you next have to ask yourself where you are in the writing process.

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Sunday Chats

TheTwo Headed Shoulder Vulture

I believe you cannot do a revision without doing some editing. I think the two actions are symbiotic.

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Mini-Topic Chats Sunday Chats

Editing Project Prep Work

Our running topic for March will be Revision & Editing. We will sort out the difference between Revision and Editing and address techniques and forms of editing.