Somewhat, Often, Generally

What hedge words taught me about my writing style

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At writing conventions, it’s not uncommon for panel discussions to turn to the business of revision. I enjoy editing my own work considerably more than I like laying down a rough draft. The first revision is the point at which you realize, happily, that the structure you’ve built is strong enough to stand. It’ll bear the weight of…