Tag Archives: Revisions

Co-Starring your Secondary Characters

The stories I write always have a strong protagonist with an obvious arc of change for the character. It’s the second tier characters I often forget, but they also deserve growth. I’ve been using a technique to recheck how they … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Two down, two to go

“I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” James Michener One of the best pieces of advice I ever got is to let manuscripts sit for a month or longer. When you come back to it, you won’t … Continue reading

Posted in Editing, Writing | Tagged , | 4 Comments

One Ultra Wash For My Manuscript

My car had gotten to the point of no return. It was dirty both inside and out and was beyond what a few weekend hours could solve. I don’t do this more than once every few years, but I treated … Continue reading

Posted in Editing, Writing | Tagged | 3 Comments