“I do not choose the right word. I get rid of the wrong one.”
TIPS FOR EDITING
Read the draft out loud to yourself
Have someone else read the draft to you
Tape record yourself reading the draft
Tape your entire draft to a wall, the pages in order
Put two hard returns between each sentence.
Highlight (yellow) every
time you used to following words: for, and, nor, but, or yet, so.
Delete every possible “that.”