Today I’m sharing another awesome post from author K.M. Allan who wrote an excellent post about things to check when editing when it seems as if something’s missing. Check it out!
Well, you did it. You took that spark of an idea, fleshed it out into an entire book, edited the last page for the last time, and finished one final read-through.
The book is done. At least it should be. As proud as you were, there was a little voice in your head as you scanned those sentences and absorbed the full story. A little voice that nagged it wasn’t ready yet.
While a book may never be finished for the author, sometimes it’s more than just being a perfectionist.
If you hear a little voice during a read-through, listen to it. Most likely, it’s picking up on the things a reader will, like that cliffhanger line falling flat or that scene feeling rushed.
You’re missing “something” but you’re not sure what. To help, here’s a list of things to check and then fill in to polish your book to…
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