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Write hot, edit cold was advice originally given to ad writers, but it’s great advice for any writer. A look at the advantages of editing and analyzing manuscripts with a cool head and from a distance.
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So maybe it's not only about the words. It's about syntax. And plot. And action. It's voice and pacing and dialogue...
It's about characters with character.
It's about putting the words together to touch, to entertain, to move the reader.
So, yeah, maybe it's all about the words...
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