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5 Quotes To Spur You On While Editing Your Novel

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Editing is an essential part of the journey for any writer. It’s the stage I’m at with my work in progress, and so has been a bit of a theme on the blog recently. I’ve discussed questions you should ask yourself while editing, as well as sharing my step-by-step editing method. It’s not always easy to stay motivated during editing, so I thought I’d share 5 quotes to spur you on. Take a look…

“You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you, and we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” – Arthur Plotnik

I love the imagery of this. The idea that your burning passion spills in a haze of smoke, and editing banishes enough of the smoke to reveal the fire. It’s perfect!
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“No author dislikes to be edited as much as he dislikes not to…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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