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E basics of editing fiction with many examples and exercises on how to make the writing stronger powerful and easy to understand They cover. I m not a writer or an editor I m just a person who loves to read and learn and I definitely learned a lot from this book This is not a book on grammar but on writing fiction Browne and King cover many topics some of which are show vs tell monologue beats proportion and repetitionI loved the way the book was structured Each chapter has several examples a checklist and exercises What s great is the examples and exercises build on the chapters before so you are constantly reinforcing what you ve learned A well written informative book Highly recommend to both writers and readers

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Self Editing for Fiction Writers How to Edit Yourself Into Print

Dialogue exposition point of view pacing interior monologue etc Includes an index answers to exercises and recommended book list for writers. My second read through of this book The first time I read it was when I started the editing process for my novel A Confession This read through is while I m editing my upcoming novel The Unfortunate Expiration of One Mr David S Sparks As I read it the first time I found uite a few useful tips especially for things to be conscious of in my own writing as I self edited And I firmly believe A Confession turned out all the better for itNow as I edit my next novel I ve returned to this book and am glad I did Again I was reminded of a lot of things I need to watch for in my writing things that are already making this next book considerably better as I go through the first round of edits Sure I learned uite a bit the first time through and it s helped my first drafts reuire less work to clean But still after all the reminders and new highlights and notes from my last read through I ve decided that with each book I release I ll be revisiting this little guideOf course nothing in here is completely revelatory It s a guide of a lot of the basic things writers should be looking at and editing toward to make their work stronger readable and still retain a strong personal voice Ideas such as show vs tell dialogue mechanics and how to use beats effectively but they re all important aspects of uality writing and as I m not an editor by trade I find them easy to forget as I pour out first draftsIf you re an author or aspire to be one I strongly recommend adding Self Editing for Fiction Writers to your library Whether you plan to submit to an agent or publish independently your work will be all the better for it I honestly can t recommend this book enough

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Two experienced editors present their wisdom about how to hone a manuscript in this 12 chapter book full of practical techniues It covers th. Super useful The first chapter on narration vs action is worth the price alone Best explanation of show vs tell I ve found yet


10 thoughts on “Self Editing for Fiction Writers How to Edit Yourself Into Print

  1. says:

    Great tips As a writer I winced at every amateur mistake they listed that applied to me The book tells you how to write a

  2. says:

    There are three kinds of writing books Those that try to tell you how to get published These books generally claim to have found the magic formula to get publishers to accept your book The problem with this as the blog entry I linked in my previous post pointed out is that there is no magic formula Then there are those that try to tell you h

  3. says:

    Super useful The first chapter on narration vs action is worth the price alone Best explanation of show vs tell I've found yet

  4. says:

    I am a big self editor I don't want a professional editor or even my writer's group to see my writing before it'

  5. says:

    I should have read this book seven years ago which is when I bought it I find non fiction and any story lacking the presence of aliens difficult to focus on though Maybe I thought having it on my shelf or the simple purchase itself would make me a better writer I could look up at the spine now and again and say “Yeah I have that book I’m a writer”I am a writer—anyone can be one of those But according

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    I’m not a writer or an editor I’m just a person who loves to read and learn and I definitely learned a lot from this book This is not a book on grammar but on writing fiction Browne and King cover many topics some of which are show vs tell monologue beats proportion and repetitionI loved the way the book was structured Each cha

  7. says:

    My second read through of this book The first time I read it was when I started the editing process for my novel A Confession This read through is while I'm editing my upcoming novel 'The Unfortunate Expiration of One Mr David S Sparks' As I read it the first time I found uite a few useful tips especially for things to be conscious of in my own writing as I self edited And I firmly believe A Confession turned o

  8. says:

    This book was fantastic I was worried that there would be too much focus on the mechanics of writing ex where to put commas how to pluralize names that end in 's' etc but Browne and King truly created a different kind of book They talk about how writers should show not tell in their writing how to use voice and style how to effectively use beats in dialogue and many other tips and tricks that you can't get from a book

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    UPDATED 51215 Read it again The margins are filled with notes It is so helpful to read this while I am in the midst of editing my own novel in progressThis is an absolutely terrific book page after page of suggestions great stimulus to though

  10. says:

    Even though I think there's a need for a book that explains the basic how to's for beginner writers this book had too many good bad examples and too many bad good examples to be objective The authors seem to have their own fixed way of seeing good writing without making room for the stylistic variations that occur between genres The give no leeway for different tastes either and I'm afraid they'll force many ne