Revision sometimes feels intimidating or confusing. It needn’t be. Start with a game plan: we’ll explore some of those together. Next we’ll contrast surface revision with deep. Instead of tinkering with individual words, wouldn’t you like to know how to revise structural issues like scenario, characterization, plot, and point of view? We’ll talk also about the fear of losing the creative spark. Revision is hard work, but can be—ought to be—the most exciting part of the writing process. Blend revision possibilities with marketing opportunities, and you’ll polish as you prepare to publish.