Your Daily Writing Habit – Episode 722: Appreciating Editing for What It Is (vs. what it is not).
“To me, the single biggest mark of the amateur writer is a sense of hurry. Hurry to finish a manuscript, hurry to edit it, hurry to publish it. It’s definitely possible to write a book in a month, leave it unedited, and watch it go off into the world and be declared a masterpiece. It happens every fifty years or so. For the rest of us, the single greatest ally we have is time.”
Finding the joys in editing starts when you stop comparing it to writing.
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