What I Enjoy About Editing

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Hello, SE’ers John with you again.

Today’s discussion is about editing. I’m currently doing a run-through of the first draft of my WIP, so editing is a top-of-mind subject to me. I must admit that editing is not my first choice of tasks for the writing process. Creating a story and running like the wind to bring it alive is where my joy in writing is centered

Editing seems to me to be a speed bump on the highway of the creative endeavor. There are many reasons for this, but the main one is having to come to grips with all the evidence of missing perfection in the first draft. Of course, I’m probably the only author on the planet who is not excited to get to the editing stage.

In case there are others like me, I made a couple of notes on…

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