The Villains You Find In Online Writing Groups, by Jordan Elizabeth
I’ve taught numerous creative writing and “how to get published” classes at local libraries.  I always stress the importance of getting feedback on your work.  The paragraph might sparkle on your computer screen.  You’ve never been more proud of anything you’ve ever written.  You read it ten times, it is just amazing…and then someone else […]
THE CARE AND FEEDING OF BETA-READERS, by Clare Dugmore
THE CARE AND FEEDING OF BETA-READERS by J.P. Sloan Greetings, author. Yes, if you are an author, and if you’re shopping for a beta-reader, then it’s fairly clear that you have a completed, semi-polished manuscript in your eager little hands. This is GREAT news, because this means you are no longer “aspiring.” You’re now a […]