5 Editing Hacks for New Writers

Have you finished your first draft and want to polish your writing before seeking beta readers? You don't want your betas to be distracted by too many typos, grammar mistakes, poor dialogue, or "telling." Here are 5 easy ways to edit your draft so your betas can focus more on plot, characters, pacing, and the overall picture. 1. Find and Replace This function can be used on both Word or Google Docs. It is a great way to search for adverbs, filter words, and filler words. Why