I don't know if you've seen this post about the main reasons agents, and editors, often stop reading. It made me look at my manuscript in a whole new way.
Add to that the posts Kristin Nelson is doing about why she will pass even if the writing is good and you've got a great little great little checklist for revisions.
Pacing seems to be a big one. I highly recommend you read these articles in depth. You'll be glad you did.
Thanks for the links. I'm reading the posts...ReplyDelete
Thanks for the recommendations! :) Will definitely check them out.ReplyDelete
And it all leads to pacing the floor while trying to figure out how to nail it. :0)ReplyDelete
thanks for sharing, Sara.ReplyDelete
Pacing is huge! Usually I need help with my betas on this one. Thanks for the link, Sara!ReplyDelete
Off to read them now, Sara. Thanks!ReplyDelete
This post is great and made me curious about the article and post your referenced and linked. Definitely checking them out. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Kristen Nelson's blog is a great resource! We're lucky to frequently have her at our conference (though it's been a couple years now) since we're both in Colorado. I'll check these out, thanks!ReplyDelete
Hey, I'm in Colorado, too!Delete
Thanks for sharing, great article.ReplyDelete
Pacing, definitely. Though that often has to do with voice, too...ReplyDelete