Can You Edit Something You’ve Already Published?

Can You Edit Something You’ve Already Published?

Editing We’ve been looking at the importance of editing over the past few weeks and, so far, we’ve only been considering editing your work before publication. It’s also possible – increasingly so in the age of self-publishing and digital publishing – to edit your work...
Five Signs That You Might Be Over-Editing Your Work

Five Signs That You Might Be Over-Editing Your Work

Editing Editing is a really important part of the writing process – and that’s why we’re in the middle of a four-week series on it. ;-)However … it’s possible to over-edit. And, if you’re at the editing stage of a project right now, you might be wondering when...
How Much Time Should You Spend Drafting vs Editing?

How Much Time Should You Spend Drafting vs Editing?

Ali This is the first post in a new four-week series on editing your writing: make sure you’re signed up for my (free!) weekly email newsletter so you don’t miss the next installment. Whatever you’re writing, you’re going to need to spend some time...
Should You Ever Edit While You’re Writing?

Should You Ever Edit While You’re Writing?

Editing A lot of writers will insist that you should never, ever edit when you’re writing. You can even use software that disables the backspace key, or that starts eating your words if you don’t type fast enough (Write or Die). Personally, I think a rather more...