In my last column, I shared some tips for going from blank page to finished first draft. As we discussed, many writing problems come from the writers trying to do too many things all at once. So the main idea was to separate out the different tasks to avoid overloading your brain. At the editing stage, too, it’s all about dividing and conquering: breaking the revision process into discrete phases so you can focus on one thing at a time.

Joe Fore, On the Writing Process, Part II, 69 Virginia Lawyer 62 (December, 2020).