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Back from Beta

I got Fairy Tale back from the beta reader on Thursday and meant to make a post about it, but I didn’t. Now that I’ve had a chance to read through her comments and made some much needed edits, the book is much better. 184 more words


Improve Your Revision Process with Beta Reading

As writers, we tend to focus a lot on the writing – the actual act of creating our worlds and characters and plot twists. But we all know that… 1,935 more words


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9 questions you should ask your beta reader

A good beta reader is priceless for your story’s impact on the reader. It can mean the difference between a bestseller and a dust collector. That is why it is so important, you know how to get the best feedback from your beta reader. 461 more words

The New Year's Wish

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Call in the Professionals

The thing is, until someone who does know points it out to you, you often don’t know what it is you don’t know.

Using experts – and/or the perils of not doing so – is a common theme in self-publishing discussions. 491 more words

To Sell or Not To Sell

Hello followers and fellow bloggers!

As my editing is progressing and I find myself struggling with choosing a release date for my new book, I am finding that I am nervous about what others will think of my work and if anyone will want to read it. 203 more words

The first draft is done.

This post is more for my benefit.  There are no nuggets of wisdom, no inspiring passages, no beautiful artwork and no toe-tapping music.

Just me saying this: 105 more words


Writer, You Are An Editor...

And you’ve just received 100 manuscripts.

You can only publish one of them.

And you need to publish it by next month.

Where do you start? 760 more words