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It’s KJ, and as I’m in the midst of my own revision, I keep running into other people who are revising—revising for agents, for editors, for themselves—and I’m seeing a theme. We all think there’s something wrong if you’re throwing a whole lot of stuff...

  “When you print out your manuscript and read it, marking up with a pen, it sometimes feels like a criminal returning to the scene of a crime.” - Don Roff For many of us revisions are painful, but we've put together a simple list of ways...

Jennie Nash returns to tackle strategies for revising novels and memoirs!     Revision can be a tortuous process, but it can also be where some of the fun happens! Jennie mentioned Susan Bell's The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself. #AmReading KJ: Bowling Avenue, Ann Shayne Jess: In Pain: A...

...in which Jess and KJ, inspired by Celeste Headlee, discuss some of the things you should do before you send off that final draft. ...

...in which Jess and KJ laud the value of meeting and learning from your colleagues. KJ updates us on progress with her edits, and Jess needed a change of scenery. ...