Revision: Don’t just wash off your old sedan. Turn it into a pink monster truck or a solar-powered jetpack.

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If your writing teacher lets you revise your first draft, don' t just submit a cleaner, less-beat-up version. Instead, take it apart, hold each piece in your hand, and make your second draft a pink monster truck, a time-traveling DeLorean, or a solar-powered jetpack. That's revision.

If your writing teacher lets you revise your first draft, don’t just submit a cleaner, less-beat-up version of the same old sedan. Instead, take it apart, hold each piece in your hand, and make your second draft a pink monster truck, a time-traveling DeLorean, or a solar-powered jetpack. That’s revision.