So you’ve finally finished writing the first draft of your book. Now what comes after the first draft?
Kitty Bucholtz of the Write Now Workshop and podcast recently interviewed our very own Ally Machate to find out how a professional editor recommends new writers approach their revision or self-editing process. The podcast recording is available if you click here.
During the podcast you will learn:
- different ways to gain crucial objectivity before you start revising
- some of the best ways to approach a rough draft
- when it’s time to get feedback from readers, and what to ask
- how to find the right editor to hire when you’re ready for professional help
Whether you’ve just finished a NaNoWriMo type sprint or simply finished your first draft, this interview is packed with useful tips. With lots of examples about what to look for in your draft, whether it’s fiction or nonfiction, this meaty discussion will give you clarity on your next steps.
To access the podcast, click here.
You can also watch the interview on video if you prefer, just click here.