The Writer’s Obsession With Editing One Tiny Paragraph #SundayBlogShare #writer


The Writer's Obsession With Editing One Tiny Paragraph-3

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This dreadful obsession can wreck writing days, it can bring unwanted tension into your home and it can leave you questioning your sanity. Once it strikes there is no escape.

There are 5 stages to this terrible condition:

  1. Writer Radar. The small paragraph appears on your Writer Radar for the wrong reasons. You may have just written it or noticed it after a quick read through or spotted it during editing. Your first thought after reading it will be ‘ugh’ and this will be quickly followed by ‘did I really write that crap?’  It will be like a fly in your literary ointment. For those of us with highlighter issues this paragraph will receive our full attention; it will be highlighted in a bold colour, a couple of comments might be added or scribbled next to it, a post-it-note might be stuck to it and some…

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