Last week I updated my post on how to edit your own novel, and since you may need to be dishing edits out in addition to receiving them, today I’ll update my previous posts on how to edit someone else’s novel.
I’ll get into the ins and outs of how to go about this, but let’s start with the most important principle: Your job is not to tell someone how you would have written the book.
Your goal is to help someone achieve their own vision, not to impose your own. Set aside your ego as much as possible and strive to help the writer get to the place they want to be.
Here’s the basic process for editing someone else’s book:
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