Last time, we talked about the importance of getting your essay critiqued.
Try out something new with one of your scenes, characters, or plotlines; think of it as walking a tightrope with a safety net.
Feel free to dance around unharnessed without fear — those old words will be there when you get back.
TIPS FOR REVISION
Your peer critique hopefully provided you with some good feedback for places to start tinkering.
Other things you can do to revise are:
Identify the weakest scene in the essay.
Do it quickly, and it will hurt less.