Editing Your Book: What Else?

In addition to the steps outlined by K. M. Weiland in “Your NaNo Novel Is a Hot Mess! How to Edit Your Book”, here are more things you can do to help make your book or story publication ready! Review each chapter and section for consistent and appropriate POV Fact check: place names historical events people’s names telephone numbers Geographic features key to the story fictional character names (Hester Prynne vs Hester… Read More

Your NaNo Novel Is a Hot Mess! How to Edit Your Book, by K. M. Weiland

From: http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/nano-novel-hot-mess-edit-book Yay, you wrote a book! Now what are you supposed to do with it? Writing a manuscript often feels like a sprint to a finish line–but then you reach that finish line, only to realize it’s really just the beginning! In many ways, completing a first draft is the easy part of the writing (what? no! yeah, sorry). The real business of writing begins with you have to sit down… Read More