on The Write Practice:
If you’ve finished writing a first draft, you’ve accomplished something huge. You’ve brought your book idea to life and should be proud of yourself! But once the celebration dies down, you might experience a moment of silence as you look at your finished manuscript. You wonder: What comes next?
Maybe you’re not sure what you should do next, or maybe you have an idea of all the things that could follow and feel disorganized and paralyzed by all the possibilities.
The fact is, a lot of budding writers don’t think beyond the “finishing the book” part of writing.
So what is next? This article teaches you what to do after writing a book.