I’m having a frustration moment. I’m trying to break into the freelance editor market, and I’m finding it harder than I anticipated. I mean, I knew it would be difficult to coax new writers into giving me money for editing their manuscript. But… it feels like everyone just wants free advice. I get it. I’ve … Continue reading Face-Lift, Pt. 2
Have you ever been a beta reader for someone? It's fun and it's brain-numbing. I've been on both sides of the beta reader; I've been one, and I've used one. There's no guide to being a beta reader. Most betas do so out of their own free time and love of reading. Some do it … Continue reading Being a Beta Reader
Sometimes, when I tell people that I’ve written a book, they get this “wonder struck” look on their face. (Not all people, mind you. But some.) They say how fantastic it is that I’ve finished a book, and how they’ve always wanted to write a book. Then they ask me how I did it. That’s … Continue reading How do I write a novel?