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How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

By now, everyone knows that I am a big supporter of using beta readers. I think they provide something to a piece that an editor can’t: The response of an actual reader. Yes, editors are readers –and obviously exceptional ones. […]

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My Struggle With Beta Readers

My Struggle With Beta Readers

One week ago, I put out a call for beta readers. And I received an overwhelming response. You see, I’ve put out calls and requests before, but rarely do I get more than a few positive replies. Once upon a […]

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Revising: Things Fall Together

Revising: Things Fall Together

The way things fall together when revising isn’t something I can teach. The way it works for me is: it just happens. But if I could figure out how to do it intentionally? That would be my writing utopia. Take one […]

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Ask an Editor: The 10% Rule

Ask an Editor: The 10% Rule

Time once again for Ask an Editor, wherein I play the editor and write about whatever I want because no one ever asks me anything. 😉 Today we’re dealing with an old writer’s rule. I heard once that when you […]

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Goal Checkup – Halfway Point 2014

Goal Checkup – Halfway Point 2014

Elisa is really on this accountability thing. And *grumble grumble* I feel liable now, after she has posted, to give myself a checkup, too. So let me take a look and see how I’m doing, now that we are halfway […]

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