The Rebel Author Podcast

106 How to Edit a Second Draft with Alex Kourvo

October 6, 2021

Episode Show Notes

In this episode we cover: 

  • Analogies to help you better understand editing vs drafting
  • How to approach editing
  • The pitfalls and mistakes writers fall into
  • How to show the change a hero goes through
  • The five big scenes you need to get right
  • The stakes paradox

This week’s question is: tell me something you’ve achieved this year.

Recommendation of the week is: I Love You To My Heart by Matthew Dion Goodall



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