Every Once In A While, You Get It Right The First Time

Here is another great post from Dan Alatorre that gives insight into his writing process.

Dan Alatorre

coverThis chapter’s pretty tight as is. A few tweaks and I’ll be happy.


Using my unreleased manuscript An Angel On Her Shoulder, I am showing you my techniques for reworking a story into a more readable, more enjoyable piece. It’s 45+ lessons in about 45 days. (To start at Chapter 1, click HERE.)

To view it best, bring up the two versions in different windows and view them side by side to see what was changed.

Then give me your thoughts in the comment section, where I’ve added a few other thoughts on storytelling.


Chapter 30 “FINAL”

This was the kind of weather that helped put all those ships on the ocean floor.

The big rains from the hurricane were going to come soon, and they were going to come in force when they did, but right now it was beautiful out. A little…

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