Tag Archive | Writing & Editing

Big-Picture Editing and Word Count Per Scene – Feedback For Fiction

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
As a writer, you’ve probably read there are recommended lengths for a manuscript depending on the genre you write in. We’ve done some research and thought we’d share that with you. In order of length, word count guidelines for a few of the popular genres are: Novellas: 20,000 to 30,000 Middle…

Structural Editing. Copyediting. Proofreading. Steps To Revising Your Fiction. – Feedback For Fiction

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
After you’ve written your first draft, you’ll need to work your way through the revision process. In today’s publishing environment, it’s up to the author to ensure all the major steps of revision/self-editing have been completed. So what are the different steps in self-editing fiction? We’re glad you asked. Here…

New Year’s Resolution: Turn Your First Draft Into A Great Story – Feedback For Fiction

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Happy New Year. The holidays are over and maybe you’re thinking about your New Year’s resolution. How about rewriting your novel by following the Feedback process? Spend more time on your passion and finish that awesome story. Being able to perform a structural edit on your own manuscript will ensure you…

Feedback For Fiction | Self-Evaluating Scene Endings and Novel Structure

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Self-Evaluating Scene Endings and Novel Structure Imagine sitting on a plane next to a man reading your novel. You watch him read. He gets to the end of a scene and quickly turns the page to the next scene. He does this for hours. You watch the entire time, thrilled…

Write Better Fiction: Point Of View

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Today on Write Better Fiction we’ll cover Point Of View. Write Better Fiction is a process to help you critique your own manuscript and give yourself feedback. This will help you improve your novel, so you’re ready to submit it to an editor. What is Point of View? I use…

Mystery Mondays: Michael Phillips On Writing Goals

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Mystery Mondays welcomes Michael Phillips, Author of: Between Good And Evil, first book in the Auburn Notch Mysteries Published by Sunbury Press. It’s amazing to me that each week an author generously shares wisdom about writing and the writing industry and this week is no exception. If you’ve been needing a plan…

Write Better Fiction: Characters Mentioned In A Scene

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Today on Write Better Fiction we’ll cover the Characters Mentioned in a Scene. Write Better Fiction is a process to help you critique your own manuscript and give yourself feedback. This will help you improve your novel, so you’re ready to submit it to an editor. Check the bottom of…

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