How important is it to edit your work?
Editing is really where the fun starts. Once you have all the pieces in place, you can start moving them around and ‘prettying’ your work. My first drafts tend to be functional and plot-driven. When editing, you can really work on finding the character’s distinct voice. By this stage you really know them and have a sense for what they would and wouldn’t say or do.
JUNO DAWSON is the multi award-winning author of dark teen thrillers. Her first non-fiction book, BEING A BOY, tackled puberty, sex and relationships in a frank and funny fashion, and …Read More