What you’re (probably) doing wrong in your novel
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What you’re (probably) doing wrong in your novel

I want to share some self-editing tips for fiction writers to help you fix issues in your novel before you hand it off to an editor. Self-editing Tips for Fiction Writers – Common Problems & Solutions As a developmental editor, I see some common problems in manuscripts written by newer authors. If you’re revising (self-editing)…

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Novels Aren’t Movies – Book Editing for Dramatic Omniscience

Omniscience for writers. Writers sometimes understand omniscience only as it is shown in television and movies, which is dramatic omniscience. It is not narrative omniscience. Dramatic omniscience really, really sucks when applied to narrative.  That’s because dramatic omniscience lingers on the surface of things. It cannot penetrate below the surface unless some clunky device like…