Here is another great post from Dan Alatorre on ways you can avoid ruining your story.
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.
Enjoying Several Drafts – That Aren’t Beer
There are 3 ways new writers (and, sadly, many veteran writers) RUIN their story.
These are things they DON’T do. I’ll show you why you should do them and how.
First, some background.
This was an important scene, so I had to go over it several times to make sure everything I wanted in there was in there.
But first, I just read it.
So I’m gonna…
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