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Make Your Story Golden with Systematic Editing
Photo of the head of the statue of David by Michel Angelo against a limestone wall with the text overlay "Every rough draft has a story inside. It is the task of the writer to discover it. Lynette M. Burrows with apologies to Michel Angelo.

No matter whether you’ve written your story strictly following your outline or you’ve discovered your story as you wrote, the rough draft usually will benefit from some judicious editing. You probably finish your first draft in a blaze of glory. It’s done!… Read the post

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Memoir Writing 101: What I Wish I Knew Before I Started - Part 3

By Linda Ruggeri

Earlier this month, I posted my Memoir Writing 101 Series: Getting Started Part 2. Today's Part 3: different ways we can revise our memoir once we’ve finished writing it. (In case you missed it, here's Part 1.)… Read the post

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How to Navigate Editorial Feedback and Revise Your WIP

by Tiffany Yates Martin

The idea of finishing a manuscript is exhilarating—especially if you’re in the thrilling rush of momentum that is NaNoWriMo. (Hope it’s going great, NaNoers!) But as rewarding as it is to complete a draft, most writers know that isn’t the end of the road, just the first rest stop.… Read the post

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