You Will Rewrite. It Will Be Painful. It Will Be Worth It.

Novelty Revisions

Everyone absolutely despises at least one part of the writing process.

For some, it’s coming up with (and starting to work on) a “good” idea. For others, it’s actually finishing a writing project.

And for many — myself included — the most dreaded part of writing might actually be the most important: Rewriting.

Rewriting and editing are closely connected, but vastly different. Editing involves polishing and perfecting what you’ve already written and (hopefully) decided to keep. But you can’t really do that until you’re sure — as sure as you can be — that the text on those virtual pages is phrased and arranged the way you want.

And if you decide it isn’t … well. Then you have to do it over.

Maybe only a few sentences or pages. Maybe the whole thing.

Which is terrifying. Because … look at all the work you already did. Let’s say you…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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