Melisa asks: I don’t often procrastinate – but I always find excuses to avoid editing! Any thoughts on getting it done?
Herb asks: “What should my first reader know about being a first reader?”
Andrew asks: When should I engage a development editor?
“If storytelling is a gut instinct, should we still kill our darlings?”
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
The Republic by Plato
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn by Piers Anthony
Very Bad Deaths by Spider Robinson
The Resurrection Junket by J. Daniel Sawyer
In this fourteenth and final installment in our miniseries on teaching students how to write, Rob asks:
“How can we support effective editing in our students?”