I'm editing a big project right now, and editing always goes slower than drafting. One reason it takes so much time is because it's harder to mull over.
You see, when I write I picture the scenes in my head during the day, so by the time I actually sit down and start typing I have a strong framework to build on.
Not so when I'm editing. I don't have a typographic memory (that's like a photographic memory except with words), so it's hard to do much away from my computer.
Here's my wish: I want to find a way to take my draft with me during the day and make notes.
I loaded my draft on my phone as an eBook. That worked great except I couldn't take notes. I've tried several Android eReader applications and none of them allow notes. *sigh*
There's the low-tech solution: I could print out my scene. The downside is that I don't ever have paper with me anymore, and rarely a pen or pencil. I suppose I could buy a binder, but I'm not terribly excited about that.
Here I am, stuck trying to find a solution to a problem of my own making. Isn't that the way life is?
Since I have a blog, I thought I'd
*Speed Bump picture by veggiefrog can be found on Flickr.