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Revising 60,000 Words One Paragraph at A Time

This paragraph took twenty minutes to revise, with the emphasis on reducing word count. While I have become better at revising over time, I have never been able to increase my speed. Before: Tucson’s downside is its overwhelming scale and … Continue reading

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Finishing The Book

Here’s my plan leading up to my August 1st deadline. May: 500 words a day on all unfinished topics until completed. June: Organizing all materials into the chapters described in my original proposal. Heavy revising to get word count down. … Continue reading

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