You reach the end of the book you've been reading. You're elated! You're sad it's over. Or maybe relieved? Frustrated? Sobbing! Tears of joy, sadness, anger? Quick! Before all those feelings leave you, go review that book! "But why?" you ask. "It's way past my bedtime. I'm tired, and I don't want to leave a … Continue reading Why it’s kind to review the books you read–good or bad
I've mentioned my Beta Readers here on the blog more than once, and on Twitter even more than that. So, what in the heck is a Beta Reader? They get to read their fave authors books early, right? The short answer is, yes. But, like all good things, the long answer is more complicated than … Continue reading What’s a Beta Reader, anyway?
Well, at this time next week, I'll be attending Emerald City Writers' Conference! So, right now, I'm working hard to be ready for all the awesomeness. This will be my first time attending ECWC and my first time live pitching! (YIKES!) Live pitching is just about as terrifying as it sounds. I'll have five minutes … Continue reading Getting ready for #ECWC16