S40E2 – Finding Motivation to Edit

Editing your story is vital, but it can be one of the most difficult things to begin. Writers often have a passion, a fire driving them to continue to the end of their manuscript. Editing is where things begin to feel more like work. That’s why in this episode, we’re addressing the topic of finding the motivation to edit.

From anxiety over the mistakes you know are there to believing the first draft is already perfect, there’s a wide range of reasons why someone might not want to edit. Listen to this episode to help identify what’s holding you back and how to cultivate ways to make editing easier.

First published February 6, 2023.

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I'm an editor and cover designer for AspenHouse Publishing. I am also a host for AspenHouse's poscast, Writing Roots.

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