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Editing is the act of improving a piece of writing. Questions with this tag should focus on specific editing techniques or ways to improve editing skills. If you are submitting a piece for critique, use the "critique" tag instead.

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follow Hemingway's suggestion relating to adverbs. In your example of "highly successful," could you replace successful with a stronger word like prosperous or wealthy? However, with any editing
answered Feb 16 '18 by White Eagle
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naturally in need of some heavy editing), but I can't bring myself to edit the style before the plot is fixed. Every time I go to edit, I find myself sitting and staring at the screen. Editing, I have …
asked Jul 4 '18 by White Eagle
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Disclaimer: I am no expert in self publishing, but I have looked into it, so maybe I can help a bit. I don't know of a "one stop shop" for book editing, formatting, and publishing. However, here is …
answered Jan 26 '18 by White Eagle
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I personally use AutoCrit. It is more expensive than some competitors (such as ProWritingAid that others mentioned), but from what I have read it more exhaustive and easier to understand. It does ever …
answered Apr 11 '18 by White Eagle