I shared my own editing advice with you on Monday but here are some helpful revision tips for those of you in the middle of editing and revising. 🙂
Hello gentle reader,
a few weeks ago I tweeted a couple of revision tips using the #revisiontips hashtag and I was joined by other writers. I was then asked by Jani Greyif I could sum this tips up in a blog post… So here we are!
Tips from Kat Ellis:
After the first pass or several, fresh eyes are vital to spot things you won’t.
If you’re a visual person, get your colour code on. There’s a reason writers hoard all those glitter/neon pens.
I read my manuscripts aloud to my husband. Great way to spot clunky phrasing, especially in the dialogue.
Tips from Dahlia Adler:
If you have a Kindle, sending your manuscript to it and reading it that way can be immensely helpful in finding errors etc.
Keep track of your ms’s smaller details, especially if you’re planning a series, to keep things consistent and…
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