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Revision and Self Editing for Publication : Techniques for Transforming Your First Draft into a Novel that Sells
by James Scott Bell




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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.

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Overview

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.


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  • ISBN: 9781599637105
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Imprint: Writer's Digest Books
  • Date: Dec 2012
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Penguin Group US
 

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