Critiquing Your Work

One part of the revision process is critiquing your work. Whether it’s constant throughout the process or at various phases during your writing, critique is crucial to making a quality finished work. But what questions should we ask? How do we critique our book in a holistic, systematic way that makes for a great product and keeps us sane? Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi from … Continue reading Critiquing Your Work

5 Reasons Your Revision Isn’t Working

I’ve been trying my damndest to revise my first novel, The Department for Mutated Persons, so I’ve been trying to glean any and all information on how to revise the right way. I have a lot of links – a bag full of info really – and it’s hard to sift through it without sharing it with y’all as well. So enjoy this post.

Original article via Writers in the Storm blog.

By Janice Hardy

Revisions are a part of writing, and as much as we wish they’d go smoothly, they don’t always work out like we planned. Some manuscripts fight us and nothing we do makes them any better. When we run into such a troublesome beast, it helps to step back and figure out the problem before we make a mess of our stories.

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