Category Archives: editing

A fictional guide to editing your writing?

Is it weird to take advice on editing from a fictional character? I think that’s weird, right? But when that fictional character is (maybe) based on Martin Amis and the author behind the character is novelist David Mitchell, perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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#4 Scribbling Chronicles

The Plastic Surgeon While exploring self-publishers, I continued to tinker with my manuscript. I knew it wasn’t quite right but I didn’t know what to do about it. I googled “how to improve my manuscript…” because sometimes simplest is best. What … Continue reading

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My new favourite editing tool

One of the aspects of editing that I struggle the most with is seeing the big picture. I can whittle away at sentences, paragraphs and pages very readily, but getting the overview of a whole novel is not easy. As … Continue reading

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