Writers edit and edit a piece before it is read to submit to an agent or editor. On some of my own works, I’ve re-written them to many times to count. Today’s featured link provides helpful tips to writers. I hope you find it as informative as I did.

Writers rarely spit out their best copy on the first draft. (If you meet a writer who claims to have the secret for doing so, please let the rest of us know.) First drafts — and second drafts and sometimes thirds — exist to hash your ideas out on paper. After you’ve revised your book, story, blog post or article until you can revise no more, you just hand it off to your editor to clean up, right? Click here to read more.