All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Revision’

Thirty Words Will Set You Free

Members of How to Think Sideways have always contended with the challenge of defining an entire story with a single …

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Happy Holidays for All!

As the gifts are unwrapped and the toasts made, the How to Think Sideways Boot Camp crew would like to …

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And 30 days later…

This is it. The last day of NaNoWriMo. So how did you do? Did you meet your writing goals? Did …

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Revision Looping

Sometimes actually finishing a novel and getting to publication stage feels like a big, awkward dance. Turn. And turn. And …

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Writing without revising

I’ve known a lot of writers who never get around to being finishers. The problem is that somewhere along the …

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Going Mobile in Your Story

The setting of a novel is an important component of believable storytelling. Whether the story takes place in the rustic …

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When Beta Readers Disagree

Sharing revised stories is a time honored way for writers to discover where their work might fall short and to …

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Another go ’round

How to Revise Your Novel is designed so, ultimately, you’ll learn how to take a single revision pass at your …

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Navigating Revision Doldrums

For novelists, navigating their fiction frigate through thousands of uncharted words is fraught with perils. It may not seem that …

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Revision Revelations

You might have heard the rumors. They say revising a novel involves laborious sorting of scenes, endless cataloging of characters, …

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