Some great tips here from Carol E Wyer and “She Writes” that are useful when working on your final draft.
Like many writers, I am heartily sick of my novel by the time I get to the point of sending it to the editor. I can barely bring myself to read back through it any more yet I know I should. I will have missed something.
I discovered this excellent post from Kat Stiles of She Writes that helps focus the mind when you are weary of typing…reading…typing and reading some more. Before you press send and your manuscript hurtles towards the editor or to be published, consider the following. You’ll be glad you did:
You’ve read all the great editing books, went through the manuscript at least a dozen times, fixed the largest gaping plot holes and checked your grammar (manually). The beta readers have even given their blessing. Think your epic novel is finally ready? Before you hit the send button, check out these ten pointers to ensure…
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