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09/08/2019

How to edit when you’re just sick of it?

QUESTION
How to edit when you’re just sick of it?

ANSWER
Fiction, non-fiction, poems, essays, and any piece of, good, writing requires editing. Now, there are, rare, individuals who jot down perfect, writing, pictures, and never need editing.

However, most of us must develop an editor’s eye. It naturally occurs when we are tired of looking over the chapter, article, poem, essay, research paper, or paragraph, for the tenth time. The repetitive act of editing establishes the editor’s eye.

Realistically, if you’re tired of a writing project, put it aside. Start working on a new master-piece. Longer works call for more time away.

Come back in a week, two, refreshed, and ready to edit. You’ll see it with new vision, and better able to spot a mistake.