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Get all three Fixing Your Revision Problems books in one omnibus! This book contains Fixing Your Character & Point-of-View Problems, Fixing Your Plot & Story Structure Problems, and Fixing Your Setting & Description Problems--PLUS a BONUS workshop: How to Salvage Half-Finished Manuscripts. A strong story has many parts, and when one breaks down, the whole book can failomnibus! ...more
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Published August 29th 2016 by Janice Hardy
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Kamryn Koble
Sep 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Do you know how grateful I am that I'm finally reading this book? I've owned it for years, but it's the first time I've actually had a 100% complete first draft in my hands.

I love Hardy's "Planning Your Novel" book, and "Revising Your Novel" is an equally powerful tool.

The one downfall is that it speaks to many different types of writers and drafts that it's difficult to discern what information actually applies to your work. This is more of a skip-around reference guide than a read-through ty
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Dave Tindall
Sep 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Pretty good. Some good ideas that I will use in my novels.
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Janice Hardy is the award-winning author of the teen fantasy trilogy The Healing Wars, including The Shifter, Blue Fire, and Darkfall from Balzer+Bray/Harper Collins.

She also writes the Grace Harper series for adults under the name, J.T. Hardy.

When she's not writing fiction, she runs the popular writing site Fiction University, and has written multiple books on writing, including Unde
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