When writing those early drafts, a writer will frequently forget to include those added details, or they’ll neglect to include a backstory element that is actually vital. As such, editing a manuscript often means more writing and will always involve some level of rewriting. This is all part of the developmental process. A writer should relish this period of editing, because this is the part of editing where you get to ensure that what is in your head gets transferred to others.
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