Guest Post: A Writer’s Handbook: 10 Self-Editing Techniques You Need to Know
Guest Posts , Latest Posts / April 24, 2018

So, you’re in the process of writing your book, you’re coming up to completion and now comes the part of the process where you need to edit your book to perfection. If you’ve chosen to self-edit your book, this gives you full control over your content, so you can make it exactly how you want it. However, you’ll want to make sure that you’re not missing anything out, so it’s perfect. Today, we’re going to explore ten of the most important tips you need to know in order to make your book perfect for your readers. #1 – Be Self-Critical Although you’ve spent hours and hours writing your book, now is the time to develop a thick skin when it comes to critiquing yourself. When you’re reading through your book, there may be entire paragraphs that you feel don’t work that will need to be removed or edited. While deleting bulk areas of your content may be heart-breaking, it’s essential if you want your book to be as good as it can be. #2 – Remain Concise More commonly referred to as ‘throat-clearing’, this is where your story begins at the beginning, or even after a new chapter, two or…

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