The Beta Blog

Five quick tips for #NaNoEditMo

Okay, so #NaNoWriMo is over. What happens now?

#NaNoEditMo, of course!

But before that, you should let your brain and heart rest for some time. Not just because you deserve it after pushing your late night limits for thirty days straight, but because your story does. First (and second and third) drafts need to be revisited with fresh eyes, and the best way to do that is by looking away for a while. Write something else, or just go to sleep. When you wake up again, we’ve got your editing effort covered with these five handy tips.