The writer has completed brainstorming and now has a rough draft. There is a temporary sigh of relief and then…revising begins. Revising is the step in the Writing Process where the author reflects on his or her rough draft and strives to make it better. This PowerPoint details specific techniques to target when revising rough drafts. Personal writing should evoke emotional responses and make readers feel connected to the author. This can be done through thoughtful, well-developed snapshots, appropriate thought shots. as well as the use of dialogue. Examples are provided that show just how powerful these revisions can be when added to one’s rough draft.