• Hannah

Nine Steps for Editing Your Novel

After months of forcing yourself to write regularly, pushing through writer’s block, reconsidering plot points, and diving deep into your characters’ lives, you have a finished first draft of your novel.


You haven’t touched the file in a few days, weeks, or maybe even months. But now that you’ve had a break, you know what comes next: editing.


While editing comes naturally for some, others struggle to find the stamina to revise their work, and still others don’t even know where to begin. Facing a rough draft of 50,000 words or more can be pretty daunting. But, just like writing your first draft, approaching this stage with a plan of action can help you navigate your revisions with confidence.


Let’s look at nine steps that will give you a clear route toward your edited novel.


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