Half a page of edits

Just so you know what my work looks like at the moment: Here’s half a page of my manuscript for The Shadow Tracer. Lines in red are my additions to the current draft. Lines struck through in red are cuts I’ve made. Strike-throughs in blue come from my editor.

Those few black lines of text? Those are words I’ve left alone.

By the way, the manuscript currently prints out at 424 pages.

11 responses to “Half a page of edits

  1. that’s a huge book

  2. I’m feeling really concerned about those 168 empty chairs, particularly the 19 smaller ones….

  3. Looks like the draft of my final paper I’m editing right now…

  4. Thanks for sharing this. I think it’s fascinating to see a work in progress and the writing process.

  5. Reblogged this on charleshenryeditingblog and commented:
    A truthful and humorous look at what a manuscript looks like after a good edit.

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