ASP 30: Draft Hacks: No-Nonsense Tips for Your 2nd and 3rd Drafts

Quote of the Day:

“I hate first drafts, and it never gets easier. People always wonder what kind of superhero power they’d like to have. I wanted the ability for someone to just open up my brain and take out the entire first draft and lay it down in front of me so I can just focus on the second, third and fourth drafts.”

– Judy Blume

In Steve and Barrie’s experience, the second and third drafts require you to be more meticulous whereas the first draft is more of stream-of-consciousness writing exercise. Today, the two authors talk about how to best polish your manuscript once the first draft is on paper.

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ASP 29: How to Be a Successful Book Hooker

Quote of the day:

“To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.”

– George Kneller

In Steve’s interview with Derek Doepker, Derek touched upon creating book hooks, and how it has been critical to his success. Today, Steve talks about the subject in more detail.

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