#57: Second-Guessing Revisions

Revising is as individual as writing. There's no wrong way to do it, and there are no hard and fast rules about how it goes.


#12: Rediscovering Your Story’s Heart

It sounds like going scene by scene and character by character has been helpful for you to this point, but it's not what you need right now. You need to see the novel as a novel, to grasp it in its entirety and understand not just the individual parts but how they all work together. You need to turn off your engineering brain and get the book's gestalt. And how you do that is: you read the book.