Monday, February 3, 2014


It’s taxing and downright annoying to have your work scrutinized over and over. You’ve edited several drafts of your manuscript only to find more revisions are needed. But, it is necessary, according to Rachelle Gardner. In her blog post titled, Nobody Writes Good First Drafts, she notes that authors must be willing to make changes to their work.

Rachelle Gardner, who by trade is an editor, states: “When an editor pushes you to be your best, or when you push yourself, you’re doing exactly what’s necessary to rise above the hordes of regular writers to become a good writer.”

In all fairness, writers shouldn’t expect their first draft to be flawless. Even well-known authors make mistakes in the original stages of their book, explains Gardner.

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