You’re almost done! You’ve put a lot of work into your novel, even after the thirty days of NaNo. It probably looks a lot different than the one you started with. You’ve added new scenes, changed plot points, fixed character development, and removed most of the awkward phrasing and dialogue.
This week’s book recommendation is going to be a little different. I’m going to talk about The Wretched of Muirwood by Jeff Wheeler, a book that I do recommend and enjoyed reading. But as I sat down to actually write the recommendation, I got the following:
Here’s a quick snapshot at two books I finished reading this week.
Part 5: Line-By-Line If you’ve been following the steps I’ve outlined, by this point, you’ve written your NaNo novel, rewritten it twice, and had a friend or editor look over it. Most likely, that involved another rewrite.
Fix the Plot Holes So now you’ve written your NaNo novel, rewritten it for consistency and story, and rewritten again for feeling and character development. Now, what?
Welcome to another Friday Reads! I added four more books to my GoodReads reading challenge list this week. For anyone who wants to check out my full reading list, click here. Now, onward to the reviews!
Once More, With Feeling! So now you’ve written your book, taken a break, and rewritten it. Now what? Rewrite again!
I read this book a few weeks ago, but realized that I hadn’t posted my review here. It’s a phenomenal book that I’d definitely recommend reading and I can’t wait to see where the third book in the series goes.
A short list this week, since three of my books were in the same series. But they are all definitely worth checking out.
Part Two: Rewriting is Important Welcome back! During the past week, you’ve hopefully taken a break from writing and even from reading and watching things in your genre. But I know breaks can be hard. Especially when you’ve gotten into the habit of writing every day, it’s easy to decide that you’ll just glance over your manuscript. Or maybe there’s a scene that you suddenly realize you have a great idea for. Hopefully, you resisted, because that will make the…