Every month, the Insecure Writer’s Support Group (known by we-members as #IWSG) bring the most insecure among us together to discuss (in pithy concise posts) what bothers us, what helps/hurts our writing, and what we would suggest to others who would like to write. Last year, one of the optional questions was When do you know you’re done? I had no idea but was inspired by efriend Erika Beebe’s great answer to dig around on Twitter for more of what people said. I found ten tips that really made sense to me. See if you agree:
- Does the thought of one more edit make you want to throw up?
- Are your fixes now changing earlier edits rather than making new ones? Notwithstanding Oscar Wilde’s confession (often attributed to Mark Twain):
I spent all morning putting in a comma and all afternoon taking it out.
- Did you finish all the lists…
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