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Zoom Writing Room Lesson #2 Planning Your Novel - Shared screen with speaker view
Heather Minger
47:18
how would you recommend finding the initial editor for your first novel, prior to finding an agent?
Karma Brown
48:28
You can also get beta readers / critique partners to stand in for early editors
Sabreen Abdullah
50:10
Karma, how detailed do you go in your synopsis since you write several pages? Do you go until you have an end in mind?
Victoria Watkins
51:29
How do you manage research - both the historical and mundane - without spending too much time down rabbit holes?
John Goossen
51:50
Valerie isn't on mute
Allyssa Scott
54:14
Do you ever find yourself second guessing your writing or your idea (or worry its not original enough) in your first draft and how do you battle through that?
christasampson
59:01
How do you know when you’re at “the end” - when you’ve done enough drafting/polishing. I always run into the problem where I can just keep editing forever
Sabreen Abdullah
59:47
This question is specifically for Uzma: how have you navigated writing about your own culture and religion? How do you then find an agent who will understand and accurately convey your story?
christasampson
01:02:41
Great points - thank-you!
Kerry Clare
01:04:32
I HEART Khalid!!
Karma Brown
01:04:37
SO DO I
Kate Hilton
01:04:47
Me too!
Vanessa
01:05:38
How did you all find your agent?
Uzma
01:07:08
thanks Kerry, kate!!
Karma Brown
01:12:09
Thanks everyone!
Victoria Watkins
01:12:20
This was amazing - thank you so much!
Colleen Nicholson
01:12:27
Thanks everyone!
Krystyne
01:12:27
thank you everyone.
Jill Jemmett
01:12:28
Thanks so much! This was a great webinar!
John Goossen
01:12:32
Thanks. This was good.
Allyssa Scott
01:12:35
Thank you!!
Christine Elgar
01:12:37
Thanks everyone! This was wonderful
Sabreen Abdullah
01:12:41
thank you for taking the time to do this!
Kerry Clare
01:12:42
Feel free to reach out! I’m on Instagram and Twitter @kerryreads.
Vanessa
01:12:43
Thanks very much! Gave me lots to think about!
Sarah Bennion
01:12:50
Thank you so much!