How to approach that first edit
It’s not easy revising your manuscript for the first time (or the second, or the eighty-fifth…) but unless you are a God-like Chuck Norris kind of a person, chances are your first draft won’t be perfect and will need an edit. The story is already mostly there. The characters are somewhat developed. (The fight […]
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Editing is not easy. And reading out loud really helps. I would recommend finding a friend and reading it together. Currently I am reading out loud a book written by a dear friend, trying to help him prep for publication. By doing this we have found all kinds of interesting things we would normally miss. Such as the words "had", "every", and "that". Good words... just not always useful.