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  • Leonardo

    Thanks for weighing in on this Anne. I’ve never done first-person pfroiles nor ghostwriting so can’t say whether I like either one. But I agree on the positive outcome of letting writing cook overnight as you say. I’ll often start an assignment late in the afternoon the day before it’s due and try to get as much down on the page as I can, especially the lede. No matter how difficult it was and how awful I think it reads, I open the file the next day and am amazed to find that it’s actually not that bad. Conversely, I can finish a story thinking it’s wonderful, there’s nothing more I could do to make it better, let it sit overnight, and come back the next morning to see all kinds of extraneous words that could be cut or quotes that could be redone.Michelle R.