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E32 – What Is Developmental Editing?

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss developmental editing. What is it, how does it work, and what does it cost? The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2363 Transcript Miss Catherine M.H. 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m Ms. Catherine MH, and I am joined […]

E31 – Scene Analysis with Miss Catherine and Ran

Show Notes In this episode, V.E. Griffith and guest Three Story Method Editor Valerie Ihsan do a scene analysis of a short story by Miss Catherine M.H. and Ran Weingartner. The story is a reader magnet for Miss Catherine’s story Scandal’s Pen. The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.comValerie Ihasn’s website: https://www.valerieihsan.com Transcript at: […]

E30 – Interview With Sacha Black

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith talk to prolific author and community leader Sacha Black about her editing process and how she’s grown as an author over her career. BooksA Game of Hearts and Heists by Ruby RoeA Game of Romance and Ruin by Ruby Roe Find SachaWebsite: https://sachablack.co.ukInstagram: @sachablackauthor SitesOhwrite – https://ohwrite.co PodcastThe Rebel […]

E29 – Interview With Jeff Elkins

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith have a fantastic conversation with star author and podcaster, Rachael Herron, about her unique editing process. BooksThe Seven Miracles of Beatrix Holland by Rachael Herron (forthcoming, 2025)Story Engineering by Larry Brooks Courses by Rachael Herron90 Days to Done90 Day Revision Podcast by Rachael HerronHow Do You Write (available in […]

E28 – Interview With Rachael Herron

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith have a fantastic conversation with star author and podcaster, Rachael Herron, about her unique editing process. BooksThe Seven Miracles of Beatrix Holland by Rachael Herron (forthcoming, 2025)Story Engineering by Larry Brooks Courses by Rachael Herron90 Days to Done90 Day Revision Podcast by Rachael HerronHow Do You Write (available in […]

E27 – IT’S BEEN A YEAR!!!

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith celebrate ONE YEAR of the podcast! They discuss changes going forward, and look back a bit at what’s come before. The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2343 Transcript V.E. Griffith 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m V. E. Griffith, […]

E26 – Interview With Our Mentor J. Thorn

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. introduces her Revision Wizards co-host, V.E. Griffith. VE goes over his love of plotting his own fantasy stories and the use of Scrivener. As an editor, he enjoys helping writers understand their own writing better, and teaching them how to grow their craft. He’s always learning and growing as a writer and […]

E25 – What Is Book Coaching?

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith have a conversation about book coaching. They ask what is a book coach, who might benefit from one, and discuss how they can help you! The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2318 The scene and edits so you can read […]

E24 – Scene Analysis with Monica Cooke (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, V.E. Griffith and Miss Catherine M.H. do a scene analysis of a romance scene by Monica Cooke! Find Monica: https://www.mwcooke.com Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2318 The scene and edits so you can read them! http://revisionwizards.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2023-04-20-E021-Lily-Ann-Fouts.zip Transcript Miss Catherine […]

E23 – Interview with Ben Godfrey (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss Miss Catherine’s relationship with her alpha reader, Ben Godfrey! Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2327 Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2327 Transcript Miss Catherine M.H. 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m Miss Catherine MH. […]

E22 – Scene Analysis with Kim Lark (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss a scene from Kim Lark’s forthcoming third book in her Espers series. The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2327 Transcript Miss Catherine MH 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m Miss Catherine M.H. And I am joined by my […]

E21 – Scene Analysis with Lily Ann Fouts (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith analyze Chapter One, Scene One from Lily Ann Fouts’ next memoir about her travel experiences and being a responsible traveler. BooksSnow Crash by Neal StephensonThe Sky Below by Parazynski Find Lily!https://www.lilyannfouts.com Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: […]

E20 – Coaching with Meg Moore (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith coach Australian Meg Moore through beginning her new novel! Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2311 Transcript Miss Catherine MH 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m Miss. Catherine MH. And I’m joined by […]

E19 – Our Editing Process (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss their editing process, both individually and in the Vella they’re co-writing. Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2295 Transcript Miss Catherine MH 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m Miss. Catherine M. H, […]

2023-01-04 Tesla – Finalizing E02

2023-03-22 Tesla Finalizing E02 In this episode, Catherine goes through V.E.’s edits to in Draft 2, and together they finalize their respective changes, make compromises, and in general come out with a draft they’re both happy with! We aren’t releasing just the audio on this one because it wouldn’t make any sense, because there are long periods of silence where […]

E18 – Scene Analysis with Roland Denzel (video, show notes, files, transcript)

Files All relevant files in ZIP format. Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith do a scene analysis with Roland Denzel on a chapter of his new project, Lost Girl. MediaThriller (1983) by Michael Jackson (video)Schitt’s Creek (series, 2015-2020)Wednesday (series, 2022- ) Find Roland online:Website: https://indestructibleauthor.com Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are […]

E17 – Consequence (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith have a short discussion about the third of the Three Cs in the Three Story Method and the Scene Rubric: Consequence. BooksThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienWheel of Time (series) by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson MoviesThe Matrix (1999) Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at […]

E16 – Interview with Sharon Coleman (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes This week we discuss cover design with Sharon Coleman! Find Sharon online! Author site: https://kimlark.com Professional services site: https://ignitedesignservices.com Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.com V.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.com Miss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2301 V.E. Griffith 00:00:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m VE Griffith, and I’m joined by […]

E15 – Scene Analysis with Ian Worrall (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes This week we do a scene analysis with thriller author Ian Worrall! Find Ian at: www.ianworrallauthor.com https://www.facebook.com/iworrallauthor/ www.twitter.com/Scotiawriter www.pinterest.ca/iworrall www.instagram.com/IanWorrallAuthor www.goodreads.com/ian_worrall https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi8V8q8uxSrzVlq0UWBhzEg Ian’s Books No Remorse No Regret: https://books2read.com/u/bowLPv No Rest For The Vengeful: https://books2read.com/u/4XXrgv Witness Unprotection: https://books2read.com/u/bOoZaE Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.com V.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.com Miss Catherine M.H.’s website: […]

E14 – Choice (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss the second of the Three Cs: Choice. Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2146 Transcript Miss Catherine M.H. 0:00Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m Miss Catherine MH. And with me today is […]

2023-01-04 Tesla – Finalizing E01

2023-01-04 Tesla Finalizing E01 In this episode, Catherine goes through V.E.’s edits to in Draft 2, and together they finalize their respective changes, make compromises, and in general come out with a draft they’re both happy with! We aren’t releasing just the audio on this one because it wouldn’t make any sense, because there are long periods of silence where […]

E13 – Interview with Valerie Ihsan (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss writing and editing memoir with Three Story Method Certified Editor Valerie Ihsan. Books and WebsitesFast Draft Your Memoir by Rachael Herron The Story Hypothesis by J.P. Reindfleisch IX at http://www.jprindfleischix.com/storyhypothesis/ Etymology of the word memoir: From the late 15th century French mémoire (masculine), a special use of the […]

Document List

This post contains links to documents that we’ve chosen to publish, most recent first. Please don’t circulate the listed documents. They’re intended for patrons only. E02 – Draft 3 Editing Session (2023-03-22) E02 – Draft 3 (2023-03-22) E02 – Draft 1 (2023-02-10) E01 – Draft 4 (updated from “final,” with suggestions from a beta) (2023-02-10) E02-E05 VE’s Brainstorming Session Mind […]

Special PUBLIC Episode – Tesla Collaboration – First Meeting (video, transcript, show notes)

Show Notes This is our very first story meeting about a new Vella collaboration. The working title is “Tesla,” after Nicola Tesla, although we both agree that will change. Patrons will get continuing access to watch us develop this story together! The video is out of sync. Sorry. Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. […]

E12 – Scene Analysis with Leftie Aube (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith do a scene analysis of Leftie Aube’s second scene from her horror novel. Find LeftieInstagram: @leftieaubeLeftie Aube’s Writing Podcast Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript V.E. Griffith 00:00:01Welcome to the Revision Wizards podcast. I’m V. […]

BONUS – Coaching Session #3 with Elizabeth Wood (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this special bonus episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith coach Elizabeth Wood talk through her check-in after finishing Nano! Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript Miss Catherine M.H. 0:00Hey everybody, welcome back to our wonderful coaching session here with Elizabeth. Whoo. And […]

E11 – Scene Rubric – What Is Conflict? (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, V.E. Griffith and Miss Catherine M.H. discuss the importance of Conflict in your story using the Revision Wizards Scene Rubric as a guide to good conflict. Books MentionedEragon by Christopher PaoliniWheel of Time (series) by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss […]

E10 – Interview with Shane Millar (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode we talk to Shane Millar, a Fictionary Certified Story Coach and editor about his new book, How to Edit Your Novel: Self-Revision for Authors Made Easy, and about his editing and revision process, both as an author and as a professional editor. BookHow to Edit Your Novel: Self-Revision for Authors Made Easy by Shane Millar […]

BONUS – Coaching Session #2 with Elizabeth Wood (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this special bonus episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith coach Elizabeth Wood talk through her first check-in after starting Nano! Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript Miss Catherine M.H. 0:00Welcome back. We’re here with our coaching session for the Revision Wizards. And […]

BONUS – Coaching Session #1 with Elizabeth Wood (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this special bonus episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith coach Elizabeth Wood through the start of her very first Nanowrimo novel. Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2137 Transcript V.E. Griffith 0:00Hey, wizards. V.E. Griffith here with a quick introduction to […]

E09 – Interview with Don Elliott (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode we talk to Don Elliott about his revision process on his new book, The Broken Horn! The Broken Horn by Don Elliott is available now from your favorite retailer! Books and MoviesThe Broken Horn by Don ElliottDune by Frank HerbertMax Max: Fury Road (2015) Don on the web: http://donelliott.us/ Don on SocialInstagram: @donisflyingTwitter: @donisflyingTiktok: @donisflyingFacebook: […]

E08 – Scene Analysis with Angela Haas (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes V.E. Griffith and Miss Catherine M.H. do a scene analysis with Angela Haas, author of First Strike, Keepers Universe Book 1, using Scene 5 from her next book in the series. BooksFirst Strike (Keeper’s Universe 1) by Angela Haas Find Angela on the web at https://ahaaswrites.com Support Revision Wizards on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at […]

E07 – Interview with A.B. Cohen and J.P. Rindfleisch (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith interview writing team J.P. Rindfleisch IX and A.B. Cohen about their writing process, using the Three Story Method, editing as a team, and the challenges of one writer using English as a second language! BookDark Pawn: A Paranormal Academy Urban Fantasy by J.P. Rindfleisch IX and A.B. Cohen Find […]

E06 – Character Wants and Needs (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. and V.E. Griffith discuss the Revision Wizards Scene Rubric, this time specifically about the sections on Character Wants and Needs for both Books and MoviesThe Wheel of Time (series), by Robert Jordan and Brandon SandersonStar Wars (prequels 1, 2 and 3)The Martian by Andy Weir Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The […]

E05 – Interview with Jeff Elkins (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes Today, Jeff Elkins, the Dialogue Doctor, wins the podcast! Books, Movies, and AuthorsRomancing the Stone (1984)Minority Report (2002)Grease (1978)The Once And Future King by T.H. WhiteFrankenstein by Mary ShelleyHouse in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. CluneStory Grid by Shawn CoyneSave the Cat! By Blake SnyderSave the Cat! Writes a Novel by Jessica BrodyStory: Substance, Structure, Style and the […]

E04 – Scene Analysis – Dallas Gossett (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, we do a Three Story Method Scene Analysis with screenwriter, director, and actor Dallas Gossett, on his short story Grateful. Dallas’s completed Scene Rubrics: V.E. Griffith Miss Catherine M.H. Dallas is part of Standard Definition Films, and you can find him at:Instagram: @standarddefinitionfilmsYoutube: Standard Definition (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4hWGWisPNTh8DF01MZCNwA) Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards […]

E03 – The Scene Rubric (video, show notes, transcript)

Show Notes In this episode, V.E. Griffith and Miss Catherine M.H. introduce the fundamentals of the Revision Wizards Scene Rubric, and how it can help you write and revise your work. Support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/revisionwizards The Revision Wizards are at https://www.revisionwizards.comV.E. Griffith’s website: https://www.vegriffith.comMiss Catherine M.H.’s website: https://www.scribes-pen.com Transcript at: https://revisionwizards.com/?p=2060 Transcript Miss Catherine M.H. 0:01Welcome to the […]

E02 – Who is V.E. Griffith? (video, show notes, and transcript)

In this episode, Miss Catherine M.H. introduces her Revision Wizards co-host, V.E. Griffith. VE goes over his love of plotting his own fantasy stories and the use of Scrivener. As an editor, he enjoys helping writers understand their own writing better, and teaching them how to grow their craft. He’s always learning and growing as a writer and has some […]

E01 – Who Is Miss Catherine M.H.? (video, show notes, and transcript)

V.E. Griffith takes the time to introduce his co-host, Miss Catherine MH.  Catherine, a dyslexic ADHD writer goes over the genre and themes she uses, her writing journey, and why she became a Three Story Method Editor.  She also mentions some of her favorite books that impacted her writing career along with a controversial writing tip for others to try. […]