When Do You Stop Editing?

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When do you quit? When is it time to put your manuscript into your submission packet and begin sending it out and about?
 
We are going to refer to this article to help us decide when enough is enough.
 

How to Know When to Stop Editing Your Novel

 
Here is one, “The thought of touching your novel makes you sick. This one is obvious. If you’ve gotten to the point where you have edited, reworked, and thought about this novel for so long that you’re sick of it, well, that probably means it’s time to be done.”
 
Much like the penrose stairs in Inception, a writer can trudge up and down the steps of editing their novel, never realizing that they’re not going anywhere.
 
If you aren’t sure about the Penrose Stairs, be sure to click on the link. You’ll be glad you checked.
 
Join us for our last Revision/Editing Topic Chat. 
 
7PM EDT Sunday

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