A great plot is key to a winning book. Great plots are borne of polishing that first draft through revisions and editing. Here are seven checks that you can use to make sure your plot is hitting the mark and the market! … More Revise It! Seven Checks to Make Sure Your Plot Works
Characterization is one of those make-or-break elements in stories. Use these six tips to clean up characterization for your protagonist and antagonist! … More Revise It! 6 Tips to Clean Up Characterization for Your Protagonist and Antagonist
Reader response can be one of your most important resources in the revision process–or it can derail everything and leave you confused and insecure in a corner, wondering why you even bother writing. Here are several steps to making your reader recruitment process smooth, easy, and effective. … More Revise It! Recruiting and Using Reader Feedback
Beating the blank page and writing can be a daily battle. But winning that battle is 100% worth it. Here are 8 ways to beat the blank page! … More How to Beat the Blank Page and Write
There are a lot of revision checklists and guides out there. Just typing the words into a search engine will yield plenty of people with opinions about what you should and shouldn’t cut–and there are a ton of variables. Genre conventions, audience expectations, and use of voice are just a few items that can alter … More Free Content Outline/Revision Worksheet!