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You’ve completed your writing project! What’s next? Whatever it is you’ve written (novel, short story, screenplay, etc.) agents and publishers will tell you, “Next step: Edit, edit, edit. And then edit again!” Let’s explore what editing really entails.
Did you know that there are several different types of editing? Yep, yep, let’s take a look.
- Edit for Efficiency
Edit for Motivation and Clarity
- Revise the story to ensure a clear understanding of what is at stake, and what the main conflict of the story will be.
Edit for Style Cleanup
- Edit for wobbles in your writing style.
Proofread for Tiny Errors
- Your eyes get accustomed to your writing and tiny errors are missed.
Beware of Jargon and Heavy-handed Writing
- Simple is…
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