This Creative Life
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This Creative Life

Become a Good Self-Editor

It might be the most important tool you can develop as a novelist.

I’m the kind of writer who needs a good editor.

My early drafts of novels are far from the absolute masterworks you see before you when you read one of my finished books. In my unpolished versions, I overplay some things and underplay others. I tend toward a bit of melodrama (I attribute this to my love of classic After School…

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