Rewrite – The Writer’s Bane

Anna Dobritt -- Author

Rewrite – The Writer’s Bane


Rewrite – The Writer’s Bane

Today I’m going to discuss the bane of writing: Rewriting.

Here’s a brief recap of revising: basically you are fixing scenes, dialogue, fixing the chronology, checking the point of views of the scenes.

Editing recap: checking for spelling errors, mistakes in grammar, and punctuation.

Now, here comes something no writer wants to go through, but sometimes it is necessary: Rewriting. You have finished the first draft of your novel, did some editing and revisions along the way. You have sent the book off to your beta readers and you are sitting down to read it yourself. When you hear back from beta readers your worst fear is realized. What you have written isn’t working. No matter how you try to spin it in your mind, you have a lot of problems. If you were to publish this now, you would…

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