Writers After Dark Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware that characters are kind of big deals when it comes to fiction writing. They’re the heart of the story and the main reason our readers gift us with … Continue reading Creating Your Character – A Checklist
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? by Katie McCoach You’ve finished the first draft of your novel, now it’s time for revisions. We know that you’ll need a professional editor soon, but before that, what can you do on your own? Revisions need to start somewhere, so here are a few options for editing your own work: Take a break – this is important for any writer to remember. After you write that first draft, give yourself time to put a little distant between you and that crazy journey of writing you just took. I recommend a month or… Continue reading Self-editing: What are your options?