Tag: first draft

Answering questions about my work- then and now

It’s a good idea to have responses in mind when answering questions about your work.  Not only will you need to have these questions down pat when pitching to agents or publishers, but it will help you with the other aspects of submitting your novel such as the query or synopsis.  So think of it as practice when friends …

Leave it alone!

Here are my thoughts on immediately revising a first draft: Don’t do it. Just don’t. Let it sit for a while. Take the time to work on other projects, get caught up on your to read list…do anything but revise that infantile draft. I say this with a heavy heart because that seemed to be …