Rediscovering the story through rewriting

Tammie Andrena

I’m in the middle of rewriting the first draft of the Cloud Sisters book one, Enchanting Elodie. The experience of writing this book has been the most fun I’ve had writing in a long time. Writing romance is saucy, exciting, fun and above all, really satisfying! I really enjoy the process of “helping” two characters meet and fall in love, and it’s wonderful to see it unfold.

Armed with a loose outline (which I will cover in another post), the story flowed easily as the characters took over. I’ve since learned that they do this even more in the rewriting phase, when the story you meant to tell comes to life.

I’ve finished plenty of first drafts, but have never been committed enough to get through the hard slog of rewriting. I am so glad I did. I’m rediscovering the story all over again. And it’s taught me a few…

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