“Be your own editor” is a phrase constantly directed at trainee journalists and writers on the whole, but many writers often end up reading what they meant rather than what they actually wrote, developing a “snow-blindness” to their own work.
Over at Prof KRG, Kenna Griffin has put together some tips for writers on editing their own work. Whether it is pinned above your desk or permanently committed to memory, these points should be a checklist to run through after every piece of work is finished.
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