Editing the first draft – Write a descriptive summary of your plot – step 6/7

Hello! For those of you who have just arrived, this post is part 6/7 in my ‘editing the first draft’ action plan. You can find links to the other sections below, once the post is live. Print it off. Have a preliminary read through and cut out any initial ‘waffle’ that doesn’t serve the scene … More Editing the first draft – Write a descriptive summary of your plot – step 6/7

Editing the first draft – Assess your scenes – step 5/7

Hello! For those of you who have just arrived, this post is part 5/7 in my ‘editing the first draft’ action plan. You can find links to the other sections below, once each post is live. Print it off. Have a preliminary read through and cut out any initial ‘waffle’ that doesn’t serve the scene, … More Editing the first draft – Assess your scenes – step 5/7

Editing the first draft – Create a scene list – step 4/7

Hello! For those of you who have just arrived, this post is part 4/7 in my ‘Editing the first draft’ action plan. You can find links to the other sections below, once all posts are live. Print it off. Have a preliminary read through and cut out any initial ‘waffle’ that doesn’t serve the scene, … More Editing the first draft – Create a scene list – step 4/7

Editing the first draft – Character sketches – step 3/7

Hello! For those of you who have just arrived, this post is part 3/7 in my ‘Editing the first draft’ action plan. You can find links to the other sections below, once all the posts are live. Print it off >>> Have a preliminary read through and cut out any initial ‘waffle’ that doesn’t serve the … More Editing the first draft – Character sketches – step 3/7

Editing the first draft – Preliminary cuts – step 2/7

Hello! For those of you who have just arrived, this post is part 2/7 in my ‘editing the first draft’ action plan. You can find links to the other sections below, once all posts are live (one will be posted each day this week!). Print it off. Have a preliminary read through and cut out … More Editing the first draft – Preliminary cuts – step 2/7

Mini Book Reviews

Hi guys! Just a quick post today. As I’ve been reading a lot recently, I thought I’d write some ‘mini reviews’ of some of my recent reads. Let me know what you think!  Source The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis – 4.5* As with a lot of recent novels, this book employs the ‘unreliable narrator’, which … More Mini Book Reviews