Story Revisions: Keeping Track of Changes – From Jami Gold’s Blog

Author Don Massenzio

Close up of a red leaf on a tree with text: Revisions: Understanding Our Stories Changes

A couple of weeks ago, I shared some ideas abouthow we can stitch pieces of our story together after we make big revisions. As I mentioned, anytime we make a lot of changes to our story, we have to rip our story apart to fit in the new stuff, so we risk plot holes, missing transitions, uneven tones, etc.

My post introduced the Resident Writing Coach article I’d written for Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi’sWriters Helping Writerssite, which shared a fewbullet points to help usfindthose stitches.

In the comments of that guest post, Jennifer Rose askedhow we might track the changes we need to make:

“Do you use a spreadsheet or outline to track all the edits to be made, or something else?”

That’s a great question, so I wanted to share my answer and insights here as well. Just…

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