Novel Writing Quotes features quotes about writing novels, by traditionally published novelists with major publishers, drawn from recent articles at Writing Historical Novels, Writing Teen Novels, Writing Novels in Australia, and elsewhere.
The regular contributors to these novel writing sites for 2013 include New York Times (US), Sunday Times (UK), Globe and Mail (Canada) and Der Spiegel (Germany) bestselling novelists.
So, what does a structural edit do? It ensures the foundations of the story are strong and true. It looks at the basic premise, the conflicts, the number of points of view, the setting, pacing, and the story arc. It’s the point when scenes can be retold in a different POV to strengthen the reader’s connection or more scenes can be added to show another dimension of the characters’ conflict. *** Australian novelist Helene Young at http://writingnovelsinaustralia.com/2013/02/08/structural-editing-by-helene-young.