When I finish a novel, I take the time to edit. It is a tedious process. This checklist is a great tool for writers.
A lot of the writer’s craft time is spent on the macro side of things – does the story follow an arc? Does the character change from beginning to end? Do my scenes have conflict? Move the story forward? Are all of them necessary? But the macro edit is only step one in the editing process.
Next comes the Micro Edit. Learn more.