Who Will Read Your First Draft And How Do You Help Them? — KRISTINA STANLEY

When I finished the first draft of my first novel, Descent, I was exhilarated and terrified. Exhilarated because I’d accomplished my dream of writing a novel, and terrified because I now had to share it with someone. But who? My lucky husband got to be my first beta reader. He understood how important my story … Continue reading Who Will Read Your First Draft And How Do You Help Them? — KRISTINA STANLEY

Editing Your Novel: Tips and Troubles — inkbiotic

  What a great post this is--really hits home. Especially regarding the blurb (or, the dreaded--cue scary music--ELEVATOR PITCH)... So, continuing my trek into self publishing (now to happen in just over two weeks, eek!) This week I want to talk about editing. One huge drawback to self-publishing over trad-publishing, is that you don’t get … Continue reading Editing Your Novel: Tips and Troubles — inkbiotic