My best advice and the advice of many more sage writers than me — don’t put your editing pants on too soon.
Honor the time and place for the distinct characters involved in the writing process: the writer, the editor, and the intern.
When writing is your art or fiction is your thing, you can just carve your novel into the trunk of a tree if you want. But when you write for a medical practice, you need to stay on the page. Getting your message across in a clear and easy manner is paramount. You need the intern to help you get prepared, the writer to come up with the witty prose, and you need the editor to clean things up before you hit “Publish.”
Here’s how I imagine these characters: [Read more…] about You, Yourself, and the Editor: How to Write & Edit a Medical Blog Post