There is a pattern of writing that is a bit stream-of-consciousness, consisting of one-sentence paragraphs, resulting in a story that feels like a personal journal entry of ideas or experiences. There’s nothing wrong with this style of writing. However, when writers and pub editors ask what they can do to improve their stories and increase the readership, these kinds of stories often come up.
Both writers and editors can benefit from this advice. If you’re a publication editor, this is a crucial way to support contributing writers. We’ve written about peer revisions in the past, and this is another opportunity. Working alongside your peer reviewer, follow these guides.