My Editing Style

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I so KNOW this FEELING!

1. What is your editing style?

My editing process is filled with rounds of edits – 4 to 5 at least. After finishing the book, I take a few week break (3-4 weeks) from the book and then I print the manuscript and do a read through. While doing my read through, I write notes upon notes upon notes and mark up the edit.

Then, I edit AGAIN.

After that edit, I save it to my Ibooks on my Ipad and do my read through on there. (I try to switch the format up a bit to see it in different ways.) While doing that, I take notes again.

Edit another time.

Send to critique partner.

Print manuscript. Read through. Make notes.

Last edits.

Send to Beta Readers. (Going to send the books to Beta Readers in the next week or so.)  Want to know more about my writing/editing process? Check this out!

2. While on a deadline, how do you stay on top of your edits?

• Work. Work on it. Work.

• Schedule your writing time.

3. About how many chapters do you aim to finish a day?

Lately, I’ve been trying to edit 2-4 chapters a day.

4. How long do edit for?

As long as it takes to finish the edits.

 

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