Finding the Right Beta-Reader

I knew what beta testing was, but I never knew there was such a thing as “beta readers” until I really dove into the writing world online. Editors I got, proof-readers made sense. But I didn’t know there was this whole other animal that would read your book and provide that esoteric feedback that includedContinue reading “Finding the Right Beta-Reader”

Author Life Is Fun

It’s been about a month since Chosen By A Killer was published, and it’s been a great few weeks. I’ve loved hearing about people’s enjoyment of the book, loved signing copies and meeting people, and yes, I’ve loved seeing the sales every day. Someone asked me at the book signing at Vertillo’s the other nightContinue reading “Author Life Is Fun”

Choosing the Voices I Heed

Learning who to allow into my audience Several years ago, someone sent me a poem about the people who are part of the audience of your life. The piece explored who should be allowed in our front row. It was powerful, and I read it repeatedly, even saved it in a Word document. That wasContinue reading “Choosing the Voices I Heed”