Revision & Self-Editing

Revision & Self-Editing

Techniques for transforming your first draft into a finished novel.

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About the Book

James Scott Bell draws on his experience as a novelist and instructor to provide specific tips geared toward the first read-through, as well as targeted self-editing instructions focusing on the elements of plot, characters, theme, and more.

You’ll learn to:

  • Write a cleaner first draft using Bell’s plotting principles
  • Hone your skills with detailed exercises
  • Systemically revise a completed draft using the ultimate revision checklist that walks you through the core story elements

Revision & Self Editing gives you the guidance you need to write and revise like a pro.

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