Robert asks: I’ve managed to write the first draft of a sequel to a novel, but I set up some plot elements I didn’t use, and I’m about 10k over my 60k word budget. Do you have any tips on cutting out aspects of a story that don’t lead anywhere? …
JF asks: I envision “rewriting” as cleaning up this sentence, correcting that misspelling, polishing that paragraph, and adjusting the inconsistencies between these chapters. I sense that others see “rewriting” as starting again from scratch and writing a whole new 80,000 to 100,000 words, while keeping the original draft somewhere in …
Today the Nanogang fields questions on POV and gets listener feedback on audiobooks and jargon. GailCarriger.com Join us at the Nanogang Forums My Sister’s Song by Gail Carriger, audiobook by AWP Audiobooks Soulless, by Gail Carriger The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Lord Foul’s Bane by Stephen …
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