The second method of evaluating a novel for revision involves Spreadsheet Plotting.
Here, you use your favorite spreadsheet software to create a chart that summarizes your story. Create columns with labels such as: character name, setting, main plot, subplot, #words, and so on. Include whatever categories fit your needs. For example, mystery writers may want to include a column for clues.
Next, create rows for either scenes or chapters, depending on how deep you want to delve. Fill the information into the grid.
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