111: Revision: First Step to Fantastic Writing
Wait … what do you mean I’m not done?!”
It’s a common refrain among new writers as they realize their first draft is only the beginning. In truth, revision is the step that takes your writing from so-so to sold.
So, revision is a necessary part of the writing process, but how do you go about doing it?
Different techniques work better for different stories and different authors. With the help of IFW contributor Rita Reali, we dig into a few examples.