EDIT: To prepare (written material) for publication or presentation, as by correcting, revising, or adapting


When a writer gets to the point of having finished the basic text of a book or other material, the most important step presents itself:   the editing.   This doesn’t come early in the process.  To the contrary, it comes after the writing, re-writing, personal revision, and commentary from several selected voices, like friends and family.    […]

PUBLISH: to issue for sale or distribution to the public.


It’s just a matter of timing, I suppose, but several of us in our writing group are ready to publish.  We have gone through the lengthy process of writing several drafts of our work,  editing it several times by several people, and workshopping it in the group.  Some of us have passed it by professional […]