Revising with Editor and Author Maggie Lehrman (Beware of Mindweasels!)

The Lotus & Pen

IMG_2531Today’s installment of the Once More With Feeling Revision Series comes from editor / writer extraordinaire, Maggie Lehrman, who first got on my radar when our mutual editor, Donna Bray, sent me an advanced copy of Maggie’s first novel, The Cost Of All Things. This is a beautiful book that let me know right away that this gal knew her way around a story. I’m super excited about her upcoming book, which just might have the best cover of 2018, The Last Best Story. You may have seen her fab posts on social media about it. Maggie’s an editor at Abrams by day, so this interview is an extra special treat because not only does she give us insight into her process as a writer, we get a sense of how an editor might think about revision, as well. What I especially dig is how she gets…

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