Revision & Self-editing

Revision & Self-editing

Techniques for Transforming your First Draft Into A Finished Novel

eBook - 2008
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Don't let the revision process intimidate you any longer. Discover how to successfully transform your first draft into a polished final draft readers won't be able to forget.

In Write Great Fiction: Revision & Self-Editing , James Scott Bell draws on his experience as a novelist and instructor to provide specific revision tips geared toward the first read-through, as well as targeted self-editing instruction focusing on the individual elements of a novel like plot, structure, characters, theme, voice, style, setting, and endings. You'll learn how to:

Write a cleaner first draft right out of the gate using Bell's plotting principles Get the most out of revision and self-editing techniques by honing your skills with detailed exercises Systematically revise a completed draft using the ultimate revision checklist that talks you through the core story elements Whether you're in the process of writing a novel, have a finished draft you don't know what to do with, or have a rejected manuscript you don't know how to fix, Revision & Self-Editing gives you the guidance you need to write and revise like a pro.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : c2008. Writer's Digest Books,
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781582976266
1582976260
1582975094
9781582975092
1582975086
9781582975085
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (266 p.) : ill
Alternative Title: Revision and self-editing

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