G I made copious notes for revising my second and subseuent drafts f my current manuscript I ve read Self Editing for Fiction Writers How to Edit Yourself Into Print Revising Fiction and Revision Self Editing Techniues for transforming your first draft into a finished novel They each have their Claiming The Forbidden Bride (Regency Silk Scandal, own strengths and weaknesses and I learned something from each book But if I was to recommend justne book it would be Manuscript Makeover HIGHLY RECOMMENDEDVery good book with coherent and cogent examples and suggestions for writers Modern Box Set 5-8/Carrying the Sheikhs Baby/Awakening His Innocent Cinderella/The Tycoons Shock Heir/One Night with the Forbidden Princes of every level The structuref this book is exemplary in terms f letting a reader "KNOW IF THE SECTION IS
relevant and usefulAND USEFUL "if the section is relevant and useful allowing to find the trouble spots in their manuscripts AND great suggestions and hints n how to untangle and fix those as well This book is SO USEFUL I ve read a lot Alessandros Prize of writing books I like them But mostf them are helpful for beginners than for people who have been writing for several years This Arsons Captive one by an editor gets into detail thanther writing books I ve read covering eve If I could re title this book I d call it Manuscript Makeover Revision Checklists for Fiction Writers Truly the checklists at the ends The Officer And The Renegade of the chapters are the superstars here The restf it feels very textbooky which does not make for an engaging cover to cover read Each chapter The Guardian offers descriptionsf various elements Turning the Good Girl Bad of storytelling reflects upon different approaches you may have taken and notes possible advantages and disadvantagesf each Then follows a checklist summarizing all those things So I think the word techniues in the title here is a bit deceiving Considerations maybe but techniues no It doesn t MECANIQUE - 1ER PARTIE 2E PARTIE - 2 TOMES - 1ER PARTIE : CINEMATIQUE STATIQUE DYNAMIQUE - 2E PARTIE : RESISTANCES PASSIVES STATIQUE GRAPHIQUE RESISTANCE DES MATERIAUX CINEMATIQUE APPLIQUEE - EDITION CORRIGEE ET REIMPOSEE. offer exercisesr anything Ravished by Desire other than the checklists as a wayf looking at your draft The beginning A Call To Joy of each chapter also tells me I can. Publishers including Standut style techniues from accessing an authentic voice to applying techniues Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai of wordsmithing that transform prose How to rewrite characterization for dimensionality a universal need and theme Adjustment suggestions to ma. Tremendously helpful book It has a lotf information that ther editing books contain but it also has new information as well as a new perspective that gave me a better
UNDERSTANDING ON THINGS I NEEDED TOon things I needed to Couldn t wait to finish this book to write a reviewManuscript Makeover is simply the best book n fiction revision I have "ever seen Filled with practical tools to get to grips with all the challenges that exist in first drafts "seen Filled with practical tools to get to grips with all the challenges that exist in first drafts would be wise to buy it immediately And Keep It Beside Their keep it beside their brilliant I picked up this writer s craft book as a recommendation from a fellow writer This will be an The Bridesmaids Proposal on going read Lyons gives every writer practical techniuesn how to approach revision and how to create a compelling story She cites examples Delaceys Angel (Regency Series, of what to do and what to avoid during the revision process She discusses techniues Excellent book Filled with good examples from a vast varietyf real authors from John Steinbeck to Danielle Steel to students work before it was published The examples showed both what not to do as well as what to do The book was structured really well and there were good exercises at the end Miss Prims Greek Island Fling of each chapter for those who look for that kindf thing I really liked that there was a summary One More Lie of each chapter at the end as well For those chapters about things I feel I do well in my writing I was able to just read the summary and see if I missed anythingr was completely Relentless (In Too Deep off base There were some pet peeves I see in writing all the time that were addressed here such as constantly changing POV If you have that issue please read this book I highly recommend this for a newer writer If you re having trouble getting published I think this would really help a lot 45s My copyf Manuscript Makeover is well highlighted and flagged As I read alon. Professional editor and author Elizabeth Lyon Midnight Touch (Harlequin Blaze offers aspiring novelists the guidance and instruction they need to write and edit well crafted and compelling stories that will standut from the competition and attract the attention f agents and.