Rob Hart

The Art of the Content Edit: 10 Ways To Make Sure You're Doing It Right

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.
Jon Gingerich

Getting Over It, Getting It Out: On Embracing A Bad First Draft

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.
Richard Thomas

Storyville: The Horror of Editing and Revision

It's been said that the difference between a good writer and a great writer is editing. So let's hop to it.
Chris Rosales

Transition As Metaphor

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.
Chris Rosales

Acting on the Fictional Stage: The Dramatic Method in Fiction

Harness The Dramatic Method For Character Action
Stephen Graham Jones

Unrevised

Know your weaknesses as a writer, and then cull them, fix them.
Max Barry

The First Draft

Max Barry shares his love/hate relationship with re-writing, and the importance of getting feedback on your initial drafts.
Rob Hart

Path to Publication Part 4: Mea Culpa

Looks like I got a little ahead of myself...
Rob Hart

The Path To Publication Part 3: When Is Done, Done?

In this installment, I discuss why I haven't been able to meet the self-imposed deadline I set for myself last month!
Jon Gingerich

The Art Of The Rewrite

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.
Jon Gingerich

Writing Sentences With Impact

A guide to writing more active, more immediate, more powerful sentences that will grab your reader’s attention and make them remember what you’ve written.