Fully Booked

The Hidden Gems Author Podcast

Episode 20 – Getting the Big Picture on Book Revisions

Hosted by: Craig Tuch and Roland Hulme with special guest Alex Kourvo

Some authors think that in order to publish a book, there are just three simple steps: Write. Edit. Publish. However, there’s actually a whole step between writing and editing that sometimes gets forgotten, overlooked, or just not taken seriously enough by a lot of fledgling writers, and that step is revision.

Author and developmental editor Alex Kourvo understands how important the revision process is, and how it shouldn’t be ignored or treated as an afterthought. That’s why she wrote The Big-Picture Revision Checklist, as a way of helping authors keep from being overwhelmed during this sometimes daunting process. Today she sits down with Fully Booked to discuss why it is so important to take a step back and look at your book as a whole when trying to determine what needs to be revised, and the best way to tackle the whole process in general.

Alex Kourvo

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