Not the blank page, but the second draft is what Tessa fears most. About dealing with criticism and bannishing perfection to finish a manuscript.
This week Tessa talks about the urgency of finishing that first draft. That means there are something you can’t do, like editing.
As an editor, there are a lot of mistakes I come across in writing – some them ones I’ve made myself over the years. Today I talk about the three most common pitfalls I find while editing and how to avoid them, encourage self-edits, and wax lyrical about Canadian rock legends.