Nine…chapters…done…21…to…go. Did I mention that I also did some editing during my Technical Writer career? This is an advantage when it comes to reading my manuscript and looking for plot discrepancies, thin chapters, flow issues, grammar usage, unnecessary and overly-repeated words, and good ol’ spelling mistakes. My beta-reader draft is underway, but these redlines, oh, the … More Incorporating Redlines, or, How I Want to Punch Myself in the Face
I’ve written about this before, but after going through the exercise several times, I had to say it again. There is nothing like listening to someone else read your writing to you. I find it does the following: Lets you know if your story flows from one chapter to the next. .. Validates the rhythm … More Listen to your book. Literally.