Writers Need to Rethink Rewrites

A Writer's Path

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by smwright

Rewrites have a negative connotation in the writing world, and when listening to some writers talk about them, you’d suspect they were on par with a root canal! I’m well up to my head in revisions for my SciFi novel right now, but you won’t catch me griping about them. Revisions and rewrites are just a natural part of the writing process. They are only as bad as you make them.

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2 Comments

  1. When Hemingway was asked about revision, he reportedly said he had revised the last page of A Farewell to Arms 39 times. Whey asked why, he said, “To get the words right.”

  2. This is very good. Thanks, Lynette, you find the best posts to reblog. 🙂

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