Does it Make the Cut?
When I’m drafting a novel, I tend to over-write during the first round. I have to get everything out on the page, including more detail than my readers probably want or need. Later, I can look at the whole story and improve the pacing, smooth out any awkward writing, and streamline. If this is how you work too, here are some tips on making the process of cutting down your manuscript less painful and more efficient.