The WordNerds have many videos about how to revise a novel. To watch all of our videos on editing, use the embedded playlist. To find a specific topic with regards to revisions, use the list below or the search bar.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about life after signing with an agent, as well as revising a book she’s co-written with Kyra.
E. Latimer talks about what she does to prepare for intense revisions.
Ariane Felix–writer, YouTuber, and Pitch Wars Alum–talks about her favorite aspects of Scrivener!
Emma Gisclair talks about the importance of scenes, and how to write a good scene.
Kellie Sheridan gives a few tips on how to tighten up your manuscript at every level.
Kellie Sheridan talks about the importance of letting go, and sending your book out into the world.
Calyn Morgan talks about first draft hangovers and coming back from a writing break.
Erica Crouch talks about how your writing should be like a living document–change is okay and often good!
Erica Crouch talks about the most important aspect of revisions–figuring out what the main point/focus of your story is.
Meghan Jashinsky gives a four-part vlog series about how she revises her novels, from finishing your first draft to your shiny and new “The End.”
Meghan Jashinsky talks about how to make major, book-gutting revisions/rewrites.
E. Latimer talks about all of the things you should do once you’ve finished your first draft.
Kellie Sheridan gives some tips on cutting unnecessary parts of your manuscript.
Meghan Jashinsky shares a quick look at her revisions process.
E. Latimer talks about preparing to move and how she uses master lists in revisions.
Erica Crouch warns you not to revise your manuscript too much.
Emma Kate talks about how to write plot twists well.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about ProWritingAid, a great line editing program that she’s being trying out during Pitch Wars!
E. Latimer talks about the importance of patience in the writing industry. Don’t rush the things you can control!
In this Sunday Special Live Chat, the WordNerds talk all about their revisions processes from start to finish.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about trying new things when you revise–you never know how it might help your work!
Meghan Jashinsky talks about using the book skeleton method, and shares a downloadable worksheet so that you can use it, too!
In this Sunday Special Live chat, the WordNerds talk about your options once you’ve finished a book–indie publishing, self publishing, traditional publishing? There will be lots of things you need to do to prepare for any of them.
Kellie Sheridan talks about the eternal struggle of editing your own novels, and how you can make your job a little easier.
Emma Gisclair talks about pre-submission editing, and how you shouldn’t send your manuscript to editors and agents right after you type “The End.”
Kellie Sheridan talks about the ideal word counts for YA novels.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about how she uses white boards for extra inspiration throughout the writing process.