My nonfiction work today was/ is/ will be going through all the many, many questions you asked on the Revise Your Novel poll, sorting them into categories, and then figuring out where in my process the answers fit, and how to make sure I answer them all. There are several questions that popped up that… Continue reading Whole LOTTA Revise Your Novel Questions
Category: How To Revise Your Novel
DTD — 303 words, and a leak in the system
My detectives were beaten to a witness they needed by someone who didn’t want her to talk. The circumstances suggest someone close to them may be working for the bad guys. Scene bit tonight went well. I apologize for my scarcity in the WABWM comments. Margaret and I are setting up the infrastructure for How… Continue reading DTD — 303 words, and a leak in the system
Why I won’t be teaching grammar in How To Revise Your Novel
I’ve been reading comments here and on the poll, and I’m seeing a lot of folks angsting about grammar. What people think of as GRAMMAR, (all caps, death knell, end of the world with hellfire and brimstone if you break the rules) is a complete nonissue in writing fiction. In writing fiction, you write as… Continue reading Why I won’t be teaching grammar in How To Revise Your Novel
I’ll be doing How To Revise Your Novel
I forgot to post this here yesterday, but I’ll be creating the How To Revise Your Novel course. The response was … ah … pretty convincing. 🙂 I’m currently collecting your questions about the revision process, and your comments about the parts of the process as you do it now that give you the most… Continue reading I’ll be doing How To Revise Your Novel
Do you need to know more about how to revise your novel?
My daughter took Think Sideways. Wrote her first novel. Is working on revising it now. And she said, “You know, I sort of get the One-Pass Revision, but I wish you had something a lot more in-depth for people who still aren’t sure which parts of what they’ve written are good, and which parts need… Continue reading Do you need to know more about how to revise your novel?