If you are a new writer working on your first manuscript, there are some things that you should be doing now. And I mean, like RIGHT now... Before you finish your novel. Before you contact an editor. Before you get published.
Getting and staying organised really can help you eliminate wasted time. I'm a big proponent of organisation so following on from my first post about becoming a more organised writer, I thought I'd give you some more tips. If you missed it, you can check it out: How to be a more organised writer (pt.1).