I actually often do not edit or spell check at all until I am well into an article, and sometimes not until near the end. I will even leave things unedited while working with colleagues in Google docs; now that keeps you humble!
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Write, THEN edit
Pay attention to this one: Do not edit while you are writing. Editing while in the middle of a sentence, or even in the middle of a paragraph is awful, evil, heinous, that which scares little children in the night, perhaps more terrifying even than the Chupacabra. Please, for the love of all things decent, do not edit until you are done with writing. Pay attention to this one tip, this one insistence, and you will find that you will be far more productive during your writing sessions.