11 Tips for Editing Your Own Writing

11 Tips for Editing Your Own Writing by Kenna Griffin 11 tips to edit your own writing

11 Tips for Editing Your Own Writing You thought of a great idea, gathered the information and used your keyboard to create a piece of art. Now comes the tough part—editing. If editing other people’s work is challenging, editing your own writing is downright painful. It’s difficult to edit your own work for several reasons. First, it’s your art. Your writing is a personal form of expression. No matter the subject, the piece is something you created. This makes revising, redrafting and cutting difficult. (Read more about why this is necessary to edit and condense your writing.) Second, you’re too close. You

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