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What It's Like To Work With An Editor

One of the greatest parts of my course with Golden Egg is having an editor to work with. Emma is *amazing*. That gif is for her! She has the ability to analyse my story in a way I've never managed, and find the plotlines that matter out of all the clutter I've buried them under. When I had my last meeting with her, she helped me to streamline my first act and unpack the opening events of my second.

Yes, I am indeed killing more darlings as you read this. Mwahahahahahahahahaaaa!

Working with an editor means you've got someone who really knows what they're talking about to bounce ideas off. And not only that, someone who can help you uncover the really important themes in your work. Oh, and someone who can help you ensure you've got your core structure in place. Sure, you're the one who has to implement it all, but why seek out the help of an editor if you're not willing to make changes? Important changes.

I've grown more in the past six months as a wri…

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