Let me say, I initially just gave myself deadlines to force myself into writing the chapters, to put the words on the paper, and to complete the story. While I accomplished that goal, I lost something in exchange. I didn’t dwell on sentences, or word choice, or vivid characterizations like I used to when I just focused on scenes that would give me no rest until I ripped them from my head and put them on paper. So instead of just typing up edits, I feel like there will be a lot more rewriting. It will take more time but render a better final product.
So without any more excuses, I present to you the “Top Ten Changes to Improve My Novel”: Continue reading