I actually don’t like editing. I do it because it needs to be done but I really hate doing it. Why?
The short (not so short) answer is that once I finish writing a book I know how it ends and so the mystery is gone. I know what happened and I’m ready to move on to the next world I want to build.
So what does a writer do?
Let it go. Get over it. And Move on. Basically that’s code for “who cares if you want to start building the next world get off your butt and edit the one you just finished.”
Benefits to editing…
Not only can I make sure that I am putting a good work out there with as few mistakes as I can, but I sometimes find that I get more ideas for the story that would just fit in perfectly while I’m…
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