Welcome to part two of How to Make Your Writing Sing Through Editing. In Part One we looked at how to work on your narration and character. Now we’ll look at scenes and do a final polish.
Writing is fun. Writing the first draft is a lot like starting a new relationship, there’s so much to explore and so much excitement. Writing is a wonderful creative process.
Editing is none of those things.
But it is vital to turning your work into something that other people will really want to read. That’s not to say that the first draft you write isn’t good but through editing you’ll make it SO much better. How much better? Maybe better enough that someone will want to publish it. Continue reading