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1. Revision Checklist

Thirty questions to think about before you tackle your next revision.

http://www.adventuresinyapublishing.com/2016/11/revision-checklist-30-questions-to-ask.html#.WFWXQfkrJlY

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2. Revise or Give Up

It's sometimes hard to decide if it's possible to save your manuscript in trouble.

http://kidlit.com/2016/10/17/revise-or-give-up/

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3. Your Copy Edit

Just when you thought your book was finished and ready to go, you get notes back from your copy editor.  

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/5-steps-to-surviving-your-copy-edit


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4. Levels of Editing

Your manuscript needs different levels of editing for different revisions.

https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2014/04/4-levels-of-editing-explained-which-service-does-your-book-need/ 

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5. Self-Editing Checklist

Use the items on this checklist when revising your manuscript, including the important first one: "Develop a thick skin."

http://www.jerryjenkins.com/self-editing/

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6. Revision Problems

There are many reasons your revision might not be working, and here are a few common ones.

http://writersinthestormblog.com/2016/09/5-reasons-your-revision-isnt-working/

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7. The First Chapter

Here's a checklist to help you revise that oh-so-important first chapter.

http://annerallen.com/2016/01/how-to-start-novel-checklist-for.html

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8. Revision

Revising is more than changing a few words and moving some scenes around.

http://www.childrensbookacademy.com/blogateers/going-deeper-with-revision-by-audrey-couloumbis

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9. Freelance Editors

If you choose to hire an editor, make sure you find one who's right for you and your project.

http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2016/02/how-to-find-and-work-with-freelance.html

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10. Kill Your Darlings

We've all heard the advice to "kill your darlings," but what are some common ones that can go?

https://taralazar.com/2016/04/20/killing-darlings/

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11. Self-Editing

There are a few simple things you can look for correct when you're revising your manuscript.

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/six-ways-to-self-edit-polish-your-prose/

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12. Post-Contract Schedule

Your work doesn't end just because your manuscript is accepted.


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13. Organizing Your Edits

Here's one method to keep your novel's revisions on track.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/tips-organize-your-novels-edits/

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14. Rejection to Revision

Use your rejections to improve your manuscript.

https://nerdychicksrule.com/2015/03/12/marcie-colleen-how-rejection-leads-to-stellar-revision/

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15. Self-Editing

Here are some simple tricks for editing your manuscript.

http://thewritelife.com/self-editing-basics/#.aj6dpc:sAb7

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16. Reducing Word Count

Whether you write picture books or novels, cutting out words will tighten your writing.

http://www.susanuhlig.com/2015/08/reducing-word-count.html

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17. Developmental Editor

A developmental editor looks at the big picture items in your story.

http://thisiswriting.com/what-is-a-developmental-editor/

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18. Proofreading

It's not easy to find errors in your own manuscript, but these proofreading tips will help.

http://grammar.about.com/od/improveyourwriting/a/tipsproofreading.htm

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19. Self-Editing Basics

You need to be the first editor of your manuscript, and here are some basics to know.

http://thewritelife.com/self-editing-basics/#.zn7j5u:sAb7

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20. Revision Letters

Congratulations on receiving a revision letter. Now what?

http://scotteagan.blogspot.com/2015/11/what-to-do-with-revision-letters.html

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21. Picture Book Revision

Here are some common problems in picture books and suggestions on how to fix them.

http://www.writingforchildrenandteens.com/revision/revision-9-1-1-for-fiction-picture-books/

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22. Cutting Scenes

It's not easy, but if a scene isn't serving your story, out it must go.

https://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2015/12/02/cutting-scenes-erika-wassall/

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23. Picture Book Revision

Considering how short picture books are, it's amazing how many questions you need to ask about your manuscript during the revision process.

http://rachelhamby.com/for-writers/

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24. Revision Requests

Take your time making these revisions--the agent/editor wants to see your best work.

https://heatheralexanderblog.wordpress.com/2015/12/22/too-soon/

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25. Freelance Editors

How do you find and work with a freelance editor?

http://www.wordybirdstudio.com/blog/2015/12/2/working-with-an-editorhow-the-process-works
http://www.wordybirdstudio.com/blog/2015/12/2/working-with-a-freelance-editor-part-2-the-process

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