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The art of rewriting: getting the most development mileage from your edits

I work with an amazingly talented writing client. Every week for 39 weeks now, he’s submitted his novel-in progress, usually 10-20 pages each week. We’ve made it through draft 1. We took a short break where I did an analysis … Continue reading

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Making a revision road map: turning beta and editor notes into a next draft plan

As this month’s series of posts on epic battles in fantasy wraps up, I’m back for my usual Friday post to continue my discussion about the process of writing a next draft. If you’ve missed the earlier installments, this all … Continue reading

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Setting Weekly Milestones: How to get through multiples drafts of a book

Today in my newsletter, I shared about a new adventure that began this week: I started to read The Lord of the Rings again — the fourth time now for me. Returning to my Tolkien roots seems good timing for … Continue reading

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