I am deep into the editing phase on book two so I thought I would have a little fun with a few of my favourite editing quotes!
“Editing is like killing your story, and then slowly bringing it back to life.”
Yep, I’m feeling a little like this at the moment. When you read your draft you are so smitten with the story that you don’t take time to really look at what you wrote. Once you do take a proper look you wonder how the heck it will ever make a book. Never fear that ugly ducking will one day become a swan!
“Editing is everything. Cut until you can cut no more.”
Been there done that. I find I become more brutal the further in a go. At first I am all… “No I can’t do it! It’s so beautiful! It just needs a tweak!” Later I am more like… “Hack that abomination out! It’s never…
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