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My Production Schedule for Publishing

February 2, 2016 Writing  One comment

If you've ever wondered how I go about writing and publishing a book, here's generally how I go about things: 

 

Research and Development Phase

Rough outline 

      Sketch out some scenes

Develop characters 

 

Write first draft 

        Take a break (a month is good. However, for my second book the break was about six months.)

 

Read through first draft 

     First, for overall coherence

     Then, to take notes and make corrections (no line editing allowed)

 

Second draft - Act 1 (outlining and plotting as I go)

      Send to Stephanie (my discerning, analytical, awesome sister-in-law who is doing me a huge favor by lending her eyes, brain, and insight through a developmental

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