Revision Series #4: Leave Yourself Somewhere New

There’s a saying in the restaurant industry: “Who closed this place last night?” Which basically means, why was everything left a mess, why were tasks left unfinished, why are things put back in weird places? The thing is, with revision…you’re the only employee (before you share your work with others). So you get to closeContinue reading “Revision Series #4: Leave Yourself Somewhere New”

Revision Series #2: Why Call it Work?

Alternative title: Tidying, Tending, Mending Why call it work? I know this is a revision series, but it seems to me that what we’re really talking about when we talk about revision is doing the work. We have all of this discourse around the messy first draft and allowing ourselves the freedom to be imperfect, butContinue reading “Revision Series #2: Why Call it Work?”