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Falling Flat: Blind Spots, Missteps, Rejections, and Other Reasons Writers Need an Extra Sets of Eyes
We all appreciate someone who catches us when we are about to fall. The same is true when a writer receives a word of constructive criticism from a trusted beta-reader, editor, or proofreader. We fool ourselves as writers when we think we are able to see all the gaps in […]
Sometimes I can edit my works-in-progress on the computer. But, honestly, my best editing happens on the printed-off page with a pen in my hand. Why? I can be messy. Sometimes editing on a screen is too clean. I need to be able to manually circle, underline, and scribble. This is […]
As an editor, I echo the suggestions for quality editing and beta readers prior to publication. As a writer, I know it takes more than one set of eyes to catch, not only grammatical mistakes, but content issues. Every editor has blind spots–mine being the bottom of the page. Every writer […]
I’ve been thinking about the words “discipline,” “habits,” and “rituals” recently. How are these words connected? How do these words cause disconnect? How will these help or hinder my writing life? With the help of the insights of cited below, I will share my thoughts on what I have discovered […]