I hate editing. I love to write, but I hate to reread my stuff. To revise.
I don't want to help a politician revise the truth.
My usual route is, I do a play at South Coast Rep, then there's time between and I revise it, and then I take it to New York.
When you put your characters in a dire situation, they often do things that surprise even you, so you have to go back and revise your original conception of who they are.
If you try to write 1,000 words a day, as I do, after 100 days you'll look up and have a book. It may be a mess, and you may have to revise it 50 times, but you can't revise it if you haven't written it.
I try to write very fast. I don't revise very much. I write the poem in one sitting. Just let it rip. It's usually over in twenty to forty minutes. I'll go back and tinker with a word or two, change a line for some metrical reason weeks later, but I try to get the whole thing just done.
I've found that in business opportunities will constantly emerge or situations develop that make you revise your plans along the way.
The British regulatory system was revised, so that bigger profits were encouraged, which removed the option of big spending on programming. Quality just fell off a cliff, and all the old hands either left or were fired for being too expensive.
In my view, until the U.S. tax policy is revised, not just tax extenders but the reform of tax policy, it makes it very attractive for us to invest on acquisition overseas.
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
Only in your imagination can you revise.
A revised schedule is to business what a new season is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise.
I don't really revise. I tend to rewrite.
I do not usually revise much, though I often cut, particularly the end or toward the end of a poem.
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