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Revision Basics: Where to Start When Revising Your Novel
We’ve rounded up our favorite revision advice to help you get your manuscript in tip-top shape!
4 Posts: Revision Basics: Where to Start When Revising Your Novel
January 9, 2018
The First Three Things Editors NoticeGrab an editor’s attention by incorporating these elements into your manuscript.
February 2, 2016
Ask an Editor: Does my character have agency?Find out what separates a protagonist from a narrator.
March 14, 2016
Ask an Editor: Emotional MappingUse this exercise to ensure your characters have a reason for everything they do and to identify plot holes.
January 12, 2016
7 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Revise Your NovelFrom pacing to plot, this checklist will help you to identify where your manuscript needs work.
January 29, 2018
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Writing and Paragraph LengthFinished with big edits? Time to look at how the length of your sentences and paragraphs can help you story sing.
September 26, 2017
Sticking the Landing: Dos and Don'ts of Great EndingsMake the ending of your novel just as great as the beginning.
August 9, 2016
Follow Your Own RulesWhether you are writing a fantasy or a contemporary, some rules were made to be kept.