Revising

When you sit down to revise, it helps to:

* Let your writing sit for a brief time.
* Avoid feeling bad or good about it.
* Get feedback from other writers.
* Think like an editor
* Listen to your characters
* Let your material talk back to you.
* Assist other writers with their writing.
* Set the search function on your computer to hunt for common errors.
The verb to be in any form
Words you overuse e.g. ‘very’ ‘get’ ‘got’

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