The Lazy Writer: self-editing with Sabrina York
There’s nothing wrong with being a lazy writer…unless you don’t know you are one. In this session, Sabrina York, a NYT Bestselling Author of over 50 titles, will show you how to identify weaknesses in your prose and will share how she self-edits her work prior to submission. Get out the red pens. This is going to be bloody.
Introduction: What is Lazy Writing and why is it a good thing?
- -POV Control
- -Eliminate Summary
- -Tighten & streamline prose
- -Passive writing
- -Eliminate weed words/implied words
- -Overuse of actions
- -Shared expressions
- -Cut down on filtering/framing
- -Varied sentence structure
Closing: The Secret Sauce
About Sabrina York
Her Royal Hotness, Sabrina York, is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of hot, humorous romances, including the Rita Nominated, Susana and the Scot. She loves writing in all genres and sub-genres so her books range from sweet & snarky to scorching hot. And occasionally snarky and hot at the same time. Visit her webpage at www.sabrinayork.com to check out her books, excerpts and contests. Who knows. You might win a tiara. Represented by Nicole Rescinti with the Seymour Agency (literary) and JD DeWitt at 5 x 5 Productions (film).