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Old Sep 7 2011, 03:25 PM   #4
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Default Re: Novel Revision/Editing

Originally Posted by mawra
Consistency is important. Double check that you have spelled the names of your character are always spelled the same.
I caught this early on. One of my characters is named Maela and I kept naming her Maeala in different spots. I felt embarassed even though no one had read it!

Originally Posted by Kath View Post
Does every scene serve a purpose? Do all your major characters develop? Are there any holes in your characterisation where you tell rather than show? Do they act true to themselves, or as plot-pushers who act only by authorial fiat? Is your novel free of Sueage?

Revision, I suck at it...
Those are all great questions. What's Suege though (forgive my ignorance)?
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