Questions to ask yourself while editing a chapter/scene

Uninspired Writers

Editing is such an important part of the novel writing process. And each chapter or scene needs to be treated with care, examined closely, and made to shine off the page. And to do so, there are some questions you need to ask yourself. Take a look…

Is there a sense of place?
There’s nothing better than reading a book so immersive you can picture every moment. While editing my own work recently, I came across a chapter that was…blank. I mean to say, the characters were there, and their conversation and inner thoughts…but that was it! Even me, the writer, who knew the location and the surroundings, could only imagine the characters surrounded by black blankness. And it sucked. So now, with each chapter, I ask myself if there is a sense of place. Will the reader know exactly where the characters are, and how their surroundings shape…

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