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Strategic Breakdown: The Copy Edit
Written by Sarah Yoon With developmental edits and line edits taken care of, you’re finally to the point where you don’t have to worry about big-picture plot arcs. All that’s left is detailed prose and grammar work. You’re still not to proofreading...Read more →
Strategic Breakdown: The Line Edit
Written by Sarah Yoon Though the line edit is more detail-oriented than the developmental, it can be just as intense. The next step down from big-picture work is surprisingly steep. You’ll find yourself surrounded by individual scenes, but you can’t...Read more →
When is it Time for an Editor?
Written by Sarah Yoon Every writer comes to a point when he or she grows too close to a story to see its flaws. I remember coming to that point with a few undergrad essays—after many tired stabs at revision,...Read more →
Strategic Breakdown: The Developmental Edit
Written by Sarah Yoon Finishing a novel douses you in excitement and satisfaction, followed by irksome reminders of the work that looms ahead. At first you tuck that last feeling away—celebrate while you can, right? But eventually you must confront...Read more →
3 Steps to a Sustainable & Streamlined Editing Process
Written by Sarah Yoon Editing a book is a monstrous process. Many dreamy eyed romantics start their novel with gusto and struggle to the finis, only to realize just how much work it’ll take to make a 50,000 to 90,000-word...Read more →
Now What? Your 9-Step Post NaNo Resurrection
Written by Elaine K. Phillips Feel dead yet? Congratulations, NaNoWriMo zombies! You’ve made it to December more—or less—alive. Alas, you don’t get to decompose just yet. You’ve brought 50,000 words of nonsensical, frenetic beauty into this world and you can’t abandon...Read more →