Making Your Scenes Work Harder

When I started my novel, Cradlesnatch, I estimated it would be around 50,000 words, which is normal for a YA novel. However it’s looking like the finished draft will be more like 90,000 words, which may be too long in the eyes of publishers.

So I put my brain to thinking about how to reduce the length of my manuscript without losing any of the story elements. Continue reading