Anything by these authors is a good read: Dennis LeHane, Rick Mofina,James Lee Burke, Dan Fesperman, Martin Cruz Smith, and Elmore Leonard.
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First drafts and lazy writers go hand in hand. If you want to be a writer do the basic work! I’ve read the first ten manuscripts sent to me by Bookkus publishing. William is too busy to vet them so … Continue reading
Good self-editing for fiction writers is for keeping your story on track and one way is doing a re-read. Doing this aloud is even better. After your terribly mangled first draft divide your story up into clumps of chapters. Print … Continue reading
Of course there are more than 10 rules to self-editing however my list has easy first steps. Anyone can do basic first 1st draft editing. These are the last 5 of my 10. Please, please, please do not submit your … Continue reading