Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 2

Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 2 In part 1 of the series called, Is editing Costly or Cost Effective, I wrote about how editing makes any art invaluable. In part 2, I want to talk about three rules and how following them not only makes you feel that editing is cost effective but also empowers you as a writer. Imagine a founder of a new startup asks an investor, ‘What do you think … Read more Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 2

What’s editing anyway? Part 1

What’s editing anyway? Part 1  If you want to explain a concept or a task you love to someone who has no idea, add the word anyway at the end. Notice how you will be able to share a lot and passionately so. For instance, if you love being a parent, before you answer, ask yourself, ‘What’s parenting anyway?’ On one hand, the harmless word can undermine something. On the other, if you look deeper, … Read more What’s editing anyway? Part 1

Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 1

Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 1 Is editing costly or cost effective is a series that attempts to address, not merely seek to answer the question, whether editing is cost effective or costly. I attempt to address this conceptually as well as through case studies from my experience and other editors’. This series also welcomes views from editors, authors, filmmakers or anyone associated with storytelling, arguing not just for or against but proposing … Read more Is editing costly or cost effective? Part 1