Think big. Big picture. Remember this.
This happens with many manuscripts I see. Writers query these novels still unsure of what it is and how they got there.
Here are my tips for the editing process.
How to get your book back on track:
1. Focus on the big picture
It’s so easy to get scrambled about the little details, but remember, the plot has to work as a whole first. Editing a full-length novel is no small feat. So develop a plan that keeps you editing in stages: big picture, small picture, then line editing. I recommend not to start with the small things, always start with the big picture and work your way down to line level.
2. Remember why you connected with the premise
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