November 13th, 2011 | Published in Notes to Self
I’m taking a quick break from the madness that is happening right now in my life, to share with the internet a very valuable tip I’ve learnt in the last few months.
Drink while editing.
After a few sips of wine, you will have less tolerance for convoluted statements and long-winded sentences. You will feel dettached to your writing and be free to “kill your darlings.” Drinking helps with brutal and efficient editing. Try it.
…now back to writing so I actually have convoluted statements to edit.