Wednesday links: Common self-editing mistakes and organizing your writing space

I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

  1. 6 Things Almost All Writers Get Wrong When Self-Editing, from Reedsy: Self-editing is a necessary part of any type of writing. There are common mistakes that many writers make, however. Excerpt: “I’m talking about the technical elements of your text, like sentence construction and word choice. Almost all editors are happy to help you with the meaty parts of your writing, like dialogue and structure, but they get frustrated if they see common rookie mistakes.”
  2. Organizing Your Writing Workplace for Better Productivity, from Live Write Thrive: Did you know that where you write can make a big difference in how well you write? Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your writing space. Excerpt: “Scientists have long since proven the influence of environment on productivity. Why do you think J. K. Rowling wrote her masterpiece in cafes?”
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