Category Archives: Revision is Tough Love

Revision Workshop with Tallahassee Authors Network

Thanks to the wonderful writers at Tallahassee Authors Network (TAN) for inviting me to present a workshop on writing and revision. The focus of the workshop was the importance of revision and how to revise more effectively, with attendees learning … Continue reading

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#1 Break free from past drafts with a plot outline

Writers often use plot outlines when planning a story, but this week I discovered how they can help in revising an existing manuscript. My YA novel is currently in its third draft. With each version, I had gone through the … Continue reading

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Heather’s Road to Revision Part 1: Writer’s Block & Scene Analyses

Ever hit a brick wall when trying to revise the opening of a story? This is just what happened to me recently and the following is how I discovered the underlying problem for my “writer’s block” and what I’m doing … Continue reading

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