Beyond the First Draft—Revising, Rewriting, and Submitting (Originally published August 2007
- The Down-and-Dirty Guide to Critiquing
Beyond the First Draft—Reviewing, Revising, Readjusting
Beyond the First Draft–The Four Secrets
Beyond the First Draft–Clarity
Beyond the First Draft–Starting the Revision Process
Beyond the First Draft–One Revision or Multiple Passes?
Beyond the First Draft–The Cutting Room Floor
Beyond the First Draft–More on Cutting
Beyond the First Draft–The Dreaded Synopsis
Beyond the First Draft—The Query Letter
Beyond the First Draft–Preparing the Perfect Proposal
Beyond the First Draft—The Pitch Sheet and One-Sheet
Beyond the First Draft–Face-to-Face Pitch Sessions
Manuscript 101 (Originally published May/June 2007)
- Manuscript 101–the Book List
Manuscript 101–Introduction & Basic Manuscript Format
Manuscript 101–Commas Pop Quiz
Manuscript 101–Commas Pop Quiz Answers 1-5
Manuscript 101–Commas Pop Quiz Answers 6-10
Manuscript 101–Comma, wherefore art thou?
Manuscript 101–The Apostrophe’s Dilemma
Manuscript 101–Where do I put the “quotation marks”? (includes info on ellipses and em dashes)
Other Posts about Editing/Revision:
- Top Ten Writing Tips–Tip #2: I Need Distance!
Scenes That Can’t Be Cut (a.k.a., Finding a Scene’s Purpose) from THE FIRE IN FICTION by Donald Maass
SCENE IT! Visualizing Your Story One Scene at a Time (Scene Cards)
SCENE IT! Is it a keeper?
#FirstDraft60 Day 2: Preparing Your Revisions Notebook, Style Sheet, and Research Repository
Lessons from MANY GENRES, ONE CRAFT: Revision and Self-Editing with Lee Allen Howard
Writer-Talk Tuesday—Visual Revisions (or, The Only Time You Don’t Want to Say, “Look at All the Pretty Colors”)