The Stages of Writing a Novel For Publication (So You Know What To Expect)

You will have to reread and rewrite your novel many more times than you think

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I saw a meme the other day that said you’d better love your novel enough to reread it 75 times. I imagine a lot of writers would have read that and laughed, thinking, Nah, I’ll be done in 3 or 4 drafts. Other…

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Writer, teacher, editor, book lover — www.sherrylclarkwritingcoach.com is where I offer editing and manuscript development services.

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Sherryl Clark

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Writer, teacher, editor, book lover — www.sherrylclarkwritingcoach.com is where I offer editing and manuscript development services.

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