Amanda’s Favorite Articles About Editing

Posted November 28, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing / 0 Comments


First comes writing, then comes editing, then comes the final draft and the publish button.

After my roundup of writing articles, it seemed appropriate to compile a list of my favorite articles about editing too.

Though you can read posts I have on editing, editing myths, and grammar, I want to feature informative posts from others. Fair warning: some articles contain NSFW language.

The Mindset + Process

On Revision (this title needs revision)
Laser, Hacksaw, Spanner, Hammer: A Post About Editing
25 Things You Should Know About Revising and Rewriting

Grammar + Copy Editing

10 Grammar Mistakes that Can Keep Your Content from Spreading
15 Copy Editing Tips That Can Transform Your Content into Persuasive and Shareable Works of Art
25 Editing Tips for Tightening Your Copy
Edit Your Shit, Part One: The Copy Edit

Editing Your Novel

25 Steps to Edit the Unmerciful Suck Out of Your Story
How to Karate Your Novel and Edit that Motherfucker Hard: A No-Foolin’ Fix-that-Shit Editing Plan to Finish the Goddamn Job
Edit Your Shit, Part Two: Editing for Content
25 Ways to Unfuck Your Story

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