The First Step to Better Editing

I am constantly surprised by professionals who are tentative about editing someone else’s work, particularly when it’s their job to make the communication as effective as possible.

Start Writing a Story with “I am __here_____”

Sometimes writers overthink story beginnings, when the more important thing to do is start writing (because you can always revise). The following sentence pattern is an easy way to start any story and get you writing. “I am ______place where you are________.” I use...