Revision, it’s a monster. It’s also an absolute must. And it makes the difference between writers who are able to forge ahead and those who get stuck. But how do you go about it? And how do you avoid feeling like you’re doing it all wrong? We’ve got authors Hesse Phillips (Lightbourne) and Sara Johnson Allen (Down Here We Come Up) on board to help us out.
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Hesse Phillips is a Novel Incubator graduate whose debut novel Lightborne, about the mysterious death of queer Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe, comes out in the UK on May 2nd 2024.
Sara Johnson Allen is a professor and author whose debut novel, Down Here We Come Up, was the winner of the 2022 Big Moose Prize from Black Lawrence Press. She is currently finishing a second novel and starting a work of creative nonfiction, an exploration of cultural and political history through personal narrative, centering on her 17th century home in coastal Massachusetts.