Ten tips for revising your own novel


There’s only so much effective editing that one can do to one’s own work.

That, of course, doesn’t mean you should just toss the first draft at an editor or beta reader without taking a look back at what you’ve produced.

Author and editor Sofia Ashdown lists ten ways you can and should revise your own work, with a focus on improving the content and style (versus grammar, spelling, and punctuation), on The Creative Penn.