Tagged: editing

The Editing Cycle #9 – Strengths and Weaknesses 6

The Editing Cycle #9 – Strengths and Weaknesses

A master swordsman does not choose to fight with a bow, unless he is a fool. Strengths and Weaknesses This week I want to know all of your strengths and weaknesses and you’re going...

The Editing Cycle #6 – Plot Your Way 5

The Editing Cycle #6 – Plot Your Way

Plotting your novel is a very personal task and nobody can tell you how to do it, but in this week’s session, we’re going to explore an old favourite: the road map. We’ll be...

The Editing Cycle #4 – The Domino Effect 2

The Editing Cycle #4 – The Domino Effect

    Don’t be caught unaware by the domino effect! Editing can sometimes be a painful experience and one of the reasons for this is the domino effect. If you’re keeping up, then you...

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I’ll Interrobang You!

 !?!?!? You wouldn’t think people need punctuation in poetry, in fact most people seem to ignore it completely – except for the capitalisation of every line (what’s with that?! [That interrobang is for you...

The Editing Cycle #3 – Character Growth 4

The Editing Cycle #3 – Character Growth

Whether you’ve finished writing your novel, or have only just begun, one of the most important things to consider is character consistency vs character growth. Every character in your novel goes through a journey...