How to Review: 5. Resources for Reviewing and Revising

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5. Resources for Reviewing and Revising



  • Browne, Renni and King, Dave. Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself into Print. New York: HarperPerennial, 1994.

  • Cheney, Theodore A. Rees. Getting the Words Right: How to Rewrite, Edit & Revise. Cincinnati. Writer's Digest Books, 2005.

  • Kaplan, David Michael. Revision: a Creative Approach to Writing and Rewriting Fiction. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1997.

  • Leland, Christopher T. The Creative Writer's Style Guide.

    Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati, 2002.

  • Madden, David. Revising Fiction: A Handbook for Writers. New York. Plume, 1988.

  • Nickell, Kelly (Ed.). The Writer's Digest Writing Clinic.
    Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati, 2003.

  • Seidman, Michael. The Complete Guide to Editing Your Fiction.
    Writer's Digest Books, Cincinnati, 2000.

Author's Notes

This essay was originally written as background material for a critiquing exercise in a writers' workshop for Tolkien fan fiction. Many thanks to Aranel, Rous and everyone else who helped me putting it together!

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: JunoMagic

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: Critical Essay

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/05/07

Original Post: 01/25/06

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