Wednesday, December 07, 2022

On the Road: 3 Easy Tips to Help You Revise Your Novel

I'm guest posting over at Writers in the Storm today, chatting about ways to revise your novel. Come on over and say hello!

Here's a sneak peek:

3 Easy Tips to Help You Revise Your Novel

While there’s something exciting about writing a first draft, I always look forward to the revisions. It isn’t until I see how my story unfolds that I fully understand where I can make it stronger, and turning that literary lump of coal into a diamond is quite rewarding–and a lot of fun. I won’t lie, it’s also a lot of work, but well worth it.

The list-maker in me has a whole folder filled with revision tips and tricks, from lists of words that commonly indicate weak prose, to templates to check my goal-conflict-stakes structure, to questions to ask in every scene.

Here are my three favorite tips for revising a novel.

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