Novel Writing: Finishing The Second Draft

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Morning storytellers and world changers! I hope you have all had a good week.

A couple of weeks ago, I finished the second draft of my novel, and I thought that this week I would share some thoughts from that experience. I’d love to hear what stage you are at in your creative journey, so please so pop a comment at the end of the post to let me know or contact me at any time!

So, finishing the second draft! I am glad to say that I did it within my set target date.  Here are some thoughts, ideas and things I learnt upon finishing it.

1. The second draft feels just as unpolished as the first
Though I knew my novel would, and does, need many edits, I think I thought things would be at least a little more polished after the second draft. I was wrong. For…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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