Jeanne Owens, author

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Revision Tips for Pantsers: 3 Steps to a Full Rewrite – by Orly Konig…

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on Fiction University:

If you’ve seen any of my other posts, you know I’m a pantser and, like many of my pantser-mates, I’m happiest letting a story unfold as I write and chasing down whatever breadcrumbs the characters leave behind for me. So, imagine the fear that came with an almost complete rewrite of a manuscript with a deadline of five weeks. Yeah, not much room for meandering there.

When the editorial letter came in, I wasn’t sure whether to laugh, cry, or update my resume and look for a job as llama groomer.

Let me just say that I adore the editor I’m working with and her vision for the manuscript was insanely on point. She knew exactly what I wanted but hadn’t quite figured out how to get onto the page. The gift she gave me (other than the grey hairs and bags under my eyes), was a…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

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