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Your Next Draft podcast!
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Each week, I’ll teach you quick, actionable strategies you can use right away to edit your book.
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What You’ll Hear on the Podcast
- How to self-edit your novel like a pro
- Tips and strategies for story arcs, character development, and more
- What to expect from working with a professional editor
- Expert interviews with special guest authors and editors on how they edit best-selling books
- And more!
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2 Simple Strategies to Format Your Scene List
Your first choice when you create your scene list is the format you’ll use. Document or spreadsheet? Learn the pros and cons of both, plus download free scene list templates to get you started.
4 Ways to Use a Scene List, Your Indispensable Editing Tool
Your scene list is one of the most important tools you’ll use in the developmental editing process. Here are four reasons to create one.
Value Shifts: How to Craft Compelling Change in Every Story
Stories are about change. Here’s how to identify what changes in your story—and why that’s a critical part of the editing process.
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