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Saturday, April 21, 2012

15 Ways to Write Tight | Barb Sawyers, Write to Done

Sawyers begins:

You’re busy, I know. So are the people you want to be read by.
Then why do you go on and on? Why does it take so long to take get to the point?
Why can’t you follow the examples of Chris Brogan, Ernest Hemingway and other masters and write tight?
Following that brief introduction are here 15 tips, including this one:
15. Detach yourself emotionally from your words. When I first started writing professionally, I was crushed when editors would tell me to chop by a third. Turns out they were right. Writing tight is so much better
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