My writing partner and I recently cut 25 pages of SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME in order to meet contest requirements.Daunting, to say the least.But in the process, I learned I love editing.I’ve always said, “Love is in the details”.
I love writing, even the gritty nasty parts.
As I tweeted out my progress, writers started sharing their own tips. Whenever I learn from others, I aim
to spread the love.
Carrie Bailey of Peevish Penman graciously offered me the perfect venue for
Editing is Murder, my latest in a recent string of editing and rewrite pieces.
The previous two were for Tyler Weaver’s Multi-Hyphenate on what I learned at Stony Brook Southampton Screenwriters Conference, specifically, rewrites and handling feedback:
If you’re looking for other writing tips, you can find great information on Peevish Penman as well as the Scriptchat blog.
Don’t dread editing. Embrace it. You can’t be a true writer without the courage to kill your own words.