The Last Draft: A Novelist's Guide to Revision

The Last Draft: A Novelist's Guide to Revision

by Sandra Scofield Author

This wise and friendly guide shows writers how to turn first-draft manuscripts into novels of their dreams. A critic, longtime teacher, and award-winning novelist, Sandra Scofield illustrates how ro reread a work of fiction with a view of its subject and vision, and how to take it apart and put it back together again, stronger and deeper. Using helpful concepts like narrative strcuture, character agency, and core scenes, she lays out a detailed, step-by-step plan invaluable to both novice and seasoned writers alike.