Line of direction

Sequence and order; time and stress. These things are very important.

So I do a lot of editing as I write, as it happens. If I am writing longhand, my notebook is full of little asterisks indicating things I need to add and arrows pointing around the page for sequence. When I am typing—transcribing or typing direct—I move things around, remove superfluities when I find them, and neaten and tighten the prose.

(I once tried …

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