Revising: look at the big picture

Revision1One of the biggest mistakes I made as a new writer was to revise my manuscript as I went along. It took me months just to get through the first chapter – which was only ten pages! When you are writing your first draft make a plan (even a simple one will do), write and don’t look back. Don’t even stop to fix spelling mistakes. Will it be bad? Yes! Will you need to change, add and delete a lot? Definitely. That’s what a first draft is – your first version Continue reading