Phantasmagorically experiencing editing

“Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced,” quipped John Keats. When we experience, the learning becomes permanent like etching on a stone. We can relive the experience because we remember the finest details of the experience. And yeah, experiences shape us.

My first editing project was, and has been, a great editing experience and taught me the most important learning about editing – rules are there to guide us but rules are not everything. Continue reading