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Tips on: editing

Details

A tip about decorating your writing with details

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The value of being “done”

A tip about making small changes right at the end

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Editor’s tip: Scrape the moss off your tongue!

A tip about how to strip away clutter from your sentences

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Editor’s tip: Trust and share

A tip about trusting someone else to look deeply at your work

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How do I find what I need to change?

A tip about four specific ways to improve a story

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A tip about turning toward The End before your story gets too big

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Editor’s tip: Think like an elf

A tip about looking at your writing from the reader’s perspective

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Edit like Joble

A tip about admiring a piece of writing before you look for what might need changing

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Editor’s tip: Speak up!

A tip about reading your writing aloud to discover what’s working—and what isn’t

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Moving story pieces

A tip about strengthening a story by reordering the story

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