Compiled by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Revision Week: Cynthia Leitich Smith by Deborah Halverson from DearEditor.com. Peek: “I have this unshakable belief that the answers to every story are
somewhere in those early drafts. We just have to read our own writing
carefully enough to find them.”
Manuscript Edit Giveaway
See the link for the whole scoop on entering to win today’s giveaway of a manuscript edit (first chapter or whole picture book) and Saturday’s grand prize, a full manuscript edit from DearEditor. Deadline: midnight PST tonight, March 5. Eligibility note: any category (fiction or non-fiction), published for young readers or grown-ups.
Revision Week at DearEditor.com, from March 4 to March 10, features eight prolific, bestselling, award-winning authors for a week of revision tips, insights, and stories from the trenches. Learn from writers who turn first drafts into lauded books every day–and enter the daily drawings for Free Partial Edits and the grand prize Full Manuscript Edit giveaway. Featured authors: Cynthia Leitich Smith, Kathleen Krull, R.L. LaFevers, Nathan Bransford,
Mark A. Clements, and Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver, and Theo Baker. Check it out at DearEditor.com.