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Editing 101: Drawing an Editorial Map
May 21, 2017
As an editor, I spend a lot of time trying to coach authors down the paths I think they should take. I also try to nudge them away from things that I just don't think are working.
I was trying to figure out a nice way to explain this to someone I was working with, recently. Sometimes that's much more difficult than others.
Then, as I was out walking the dog that evening, I came across this driveway, and realized that maybe working with authors is easier than working with some drivers - or maybe contractors - I'm not entirely certain what prompted this.
Luckily, I've never had to resort to neon orange spray paint with my authors.
But it's good to know that it might be an option sometime if I really need it.