Editing… What Does It Mean?

Diamond State Romance Authors shares with us some helpful reminders and tips about editing. Great to keep at hand!

Diamond State Romance Authors

As some of you might know, I frequent a board that has a lot of new and young writers. It can be interesting to see some of the same questions I had as a new writer coming up, time and time again. It’s a reminder of what it felt like to be new and hungry, looking for that first toehold. It’s also a reminder that I’ve come a long way in the past 5 years.

One recent questioning trend on the boards has been editing. It seems like such a basic thing… write it and edit it… but what is editing, really? There’s more to it than fixing typos and cleaning up grammar, but what?

The good news is, it’s not as scary as you think it might be. the bad news is, I can’t tell you exactly how to do it. Editing, like writing, is a very individual thing…

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