Tag: editing

Behind “The Process”: Just Kill Em Already (Editing)

Don’t freak out–it’s just a euphemism. I’m referring to the quote all English majors are familiar with: “In writing, you must kill all your darlings.” – William Faulkner There are plenty of writers’ resource websites out there that break this down. What makes mine…

Behind “The Process”: Rewriting

Hey fellow writers! While writing my book, my friends and family constantly asked me: “Are you almost done yet?” They, like most people, don’t fully understand what “The Process” entails. They think you just write something and there ya go. Donesies. Not quite. I…