The proofreading phase is when a book gets pretty--but the content edit is when you really bring the story home. Here's how to do it right.
Let's face it: the first draft of anything is going to be awful. That's okay. In fact, here's why it's encouraged.
In: editing, fiction writing, Grammar, Plot, Revision, Rewriting, Storyville, Structure, Vocabulary, Workshop
It's been said that the difference between a good writer and a great writer is editing. So let's hop to it.
Incorporate these principles to not only transition smoothly from scene to scene, but to add a new layer of metaphor for the manipulation of meaning and theme.
Harness The Dramatic Method For Character Action
Know your weaknesses as a writer, and then cull them, fix them.
By Max Barry
Max Barry shares his love/hate relationship with re-writing, and the importance of getting feedback on your initial drafts.
Looks like I got a little ahead of myself...
In this installment, I discuss why I haven't been able to meet the self-imposed deadline I set for myself last month!
A true rewrite is not just editing, proofing or copy-editing, but a complete re-imagining of the work. Here’s a four-part process to fortify writers with a successful re-writing plan that works.