Methods of Editing Your Manuscript, Part 1

In the upcoming posts, I’m going to discuss the methods and steps I’m using in my process for editing my manuscript.

I’ve been so busy editing that I haven’t taken the time to write about editing. For those of you who don’t know, July is the second round of Camp NaNoWriMo for the year. I’ve decided to use this month to get through editing my first draft since you can set any kind of goal you’d like, whether it’s words, time, or pages.

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Why You Need Patience While Editing Your Manuscript

After the thrill of National Novel Writing Month, you’re either exhausted and never want to write again, or you likely want to dive right into editing. I wanted to jump right in.

However, I took the advice to wait at least one month to start editing. Ideally, you’ll wait for no longer than six months to edit so that you aren’t becoming too distanced from your characters. Here I am, eight months later, and I’m finally sitting down to start editing.

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