William Faulkner said, “In writing, you must kill all your darlings.” A good editor knows that this process is sometimes painful to the author because their words are their babies. How, then, is an editor to approach nonfiction trauma manuscripts when an author’s words are their nightmares?
There is no clear benchmark one can use to determine what is appropriate representation in global-minded nonfiction.
As you all know, Write to Publish 2016 has officially ended. We’re basically done with the wrap-up, too, sending out the thank-you letters, updating the manual, and making sure the thousands of emails and spreadsheets are organized for the Write to Publish 2017 team. It’ll be an amazing feeling when it’s all completely finished. One […]