Monday, November 5, 2012

Writing vs. Editing


I just turned my first draft of book 2 in last week and am happy to have a few days off before I dig into editing. I learned A LOT from editing the first book, and where as editing used to be really intimidating, I’m looking forward to starting my book 2 revision.

I know some people absolutely hate editing and some people love it. How do you feel? Is editing harder than writing?

Also, IN THE AFTER is now available for pre-order on Barnes& Noble so check it out! J
 

5 comments:

  1. I'm a pantser, so editing is easier simply due to the fact that I already know what the story is about :)

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  2. I agree with 1000th.monkey on the editing.

    I'm not a big fan of pre-ordering, but I will definitely get your book for my daughter when it comes out. It sounds like her kind of book. :)

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  3. Editing is a lot more fun for than getting the first draft done. I'm also a pantser.

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  4. Demetria,

    I enjoy writing -- but I really love editing! And especially love helping skilled writers by polishing their prose so they can shine even more brilliantly.

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  5. It can be. I'm now sort of post editing, with what my readers have sent to me, and what I've done myself, and into final polishes.

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