Quote Originally Posted by ancon View Post
may help sometimes to delete lots of stuff from the mss. not scalpel stuff. get out the chainsaw. and have fun doing it. have a working file mss and every time you find yourself skimming, delete what you are skimming. GET RID OF IT. may end up out of 70,000 words with only one word, like 'plastics' but you have something then to build from.
It's hard to edit anything when I've yet to put words to paper. But I do love aggressive editing, yes. Thanks!