An excellent article about how self-aware you become when editing your draft manuscript. It’s surprising what you learn.
1. You’re already your worst critic. Who better to scrutinize your words than the person who wrote them?
2. It’s not that we CAN’T see the flaws in our own work. We just don’t LIKE IT.
3. As you learn to separate writing and revising, you gain the discipline necessary to excel at both.
4. At some point, you have to learn to laugh at yourself, and how many times you use the same word/phrase over and over and over and over …
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