I’ve been hearing a lot about the value of Artificial Intelligence (AI) lately. Apparently, there are some concerns by educators that students might use AI to complete their assignments. I’ve also read some comments about the use of AI by authors. So, I checked it out. I created a free account on chat.openai.com and input:… Continue reading Should I Let AI Write The Rest of My Book?
Category: The revision process
Let the Rewrite Begin!
It's been about three weeks since I last shared the progress on editing my novel, Nothing Really Bad Will Happen. After moving along quickly, I finished reviewing the entire document and revised my Plottr outline, adding new scenes where needed, moving a few, and deleting others. Now that the outline was done I could begin… Continue reading Let the Rewrite Begin!
Revising – One Week In – Ahead of Schedule!
Wow! I'm about 50 pages ahead of schedule! That's a good thing because I actually have some real-life commitments coming up soon which might affect my writing time. As I mentioned in my previous post, my first step is to reorganize the story to improve flow and add scenes that are missing. I use a… Continue reading Revising – One Week In – Ahead of Schedule!
The Revising Begins!
Yesterday I met online with my writing coach, Lynn Palermo. A few weeks ago, she sent back my manuscript and at this meeting, we spoke at length about her suggestions. The call felt more like a therapy session than a discussion about my writing. One of Lynn's suggestions was for me to develop the characters… Continue reading The Revising Begins!
Ready for the Revision Stage!!
I just got the manuscript back from Lynn Palermo, my writing and accountability coach. I really struggled with the idea of hiring a professional to go through and do what is basically a developmental edit, but I'm so glad I did. (Developmental editing focuses on improving the big picture story elements such as plot, flow,… Continue reading Ready for the Revision Stage!!