Authors & Speakers Network Blog with Larry James

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Editing Tip for Authors

Filed under: Author Tips — Larry James @ 1:55 pm

Always allow time for what you have written to rest before you begin to edit.

I suggest letting 24 hours go by, then read what you have written once more with fresh eyes. I usually do this several times before I feel that the writing is complete and there is nothing else that “I” can see that needs changing.

Next, if you are self-publishing, hire an editor. Let them find all the mistakes that you couldn’t see. And. . . believe me, they will.

Copyright © 2010 – Larry James. Larry James is a professional speaker and the author of three relationship books, “How to Really Love the One You’re With: Affirmative Guidelines for a Healthy Love Relationship,” “LoveNotes for Lovers: Words That Make Music for Two Hearts Dancing” and “Red Hot LoveNotes for Lovers.” His newest book is “Ten Commitments of Networking.” Larry James also offers “Author & Speaker” coaching. Contact: AuthorsandSpeakersNetwork.com, P.O. Box 12695, Scottsdale, AZ 85267-2695. CelebrateLove@cox.net – More than 110 articles especially for Authors & Speakers at: www.AuthorsandSpeakersNetwork.com

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