A word here a word there

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

One thing that always surprises me with editing something after leaving it for a week is just how many words you can trim. I’ve been cutting the odd word here and there from a story tonight so I can add a few extra words I think are needed at the end. A week ago I couldn’t see where there was any slack. Now I can find a hundred words without trying.

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2 Responses to A word here a word there

Tina Kubala Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Leaving a piece over night always worked for me. I should do that with my blogs, but unfortunately it's unlikely that I will.

katherine. Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

fresh eyes...fresh mind...

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