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Dec 31, 2012
| ISBN 9781599637068
Dec 10, 2012
| ISBN 9781599637105
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Dec 31, 2012 | ISBN 9781599637068
Dec 10, 2012 | ISBN 9781599637105
Take your first draft from so-so to sold!You’ve finished the first draft of your novel–congratulations! Time to have a drink, sit back…and start revising. But the revision process doesn’t have to be intimidating. Revision and Self-Editing for Publication, Second Edition gives you the tools and advice you need to transform your first draft into a finished manuscript that agents and editors will fight for.Inside you’ll find: • Self-editing techniques for plot, structure, character, theme, voice, and more that can be applied as you’re writing to reduce your revision workload. • Methods for fine-tuning your first draft into a tight, well-developed piece of literature. • The Ultimate Revision Checklist, which seamlessly guides you through the revision process, step by step. • New Chapter! Exercises and techniques for “deepening” your work to engage and excite readers like never before.Whether you’re writing a novel currently or have finished the first draft, Revision and Self-Editing for Publication, Second Edition will give you the guidance you need to revise your manuscript into a novel ready to be sold.
James Scott Bell is the #1 bestselling author of Plot & Structure, and thrillers like Deceived, Try Dying, Watch Your Back, and One More Lie (International Thriller Writers Award finalist), and is a Christy Award winner. His fiction has been… More about James Scott Bell
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