I love rules. I’m a rule-follower. I like structure and order and consistency. Enter my calling as an editor.
Writing and editing are what I love to do; and my favorite part is how “left brain versus right brain” the activities are. To write, you need to be creative and inspired. And to edit, you need to be meticulous and disciplined. With experience, the line between the two becomes blurred; and this, in my opinion, is a good thing. Every writer needs to develop a good process that works for her or him. So, here’s some insight into mine.
Bring on the writing rules—the ones I love and the ones I don’t.
All that being said, I could go on for days with writing advice centered around my process, but this really isn’t about me. Everyone has his or her own way of doing things, and if you’re happy with the product, march on, dear friend!
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