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Improving my book: manuscript critique vs beta readers

I wrote last week that I’d finished the second draft of Danny Chaucer’s Flying Saucer, and that my next priority to get some outside input – people who can help me clarify what’s good about it (hopefully something), what could be improved … and what stinks. 905 more words


Now for the scary bit …

Last week I finished the second draft of my children’s book Danny Chaucer’s Flying Saucer. I’ve previously written how I went about whipping the unkempt mess of the first draft into the slightly less unkempt mess of the second. 750 more words


Do you need a manuscript review?

When is a work of art really “done”? In terms of literary art, it’s possible to revise and polish language endlessly, to keep exploring multiple variations and their effects. 577 more words


#PitchWars, #Writeoncon, and #PitchPlus5, Oh My!

If ever there would be a time you should pay attention to the writing community, it’s this week. Not only is PitchWars in full swing (that’s the writers helping writers program I talked about last time), but PitchPlus5 just started too! 190 more words