I believe in the beta process the way toddlers believe in Bandaids. Betas make books better, and better books make happier readers who read more books. But what you get out of your beta, and where your story goes in revision, is up to you, not your readers.Read More 5 Things To Do Before You Beta Your Book #AuthorToolboxBlogHop
If you get nothing else out of this review, go buy this book just to read this one page. If that doesn’t spike your curiosity, your Human may be malfunctioning. #sorrynotsorryRead More Review: The Emotional Wound Thesaurus
Thank you, Tribe. I am so grateful for Tribe Con and to every one involved for sharing your stories (and smiles and tears and chocolate) with me.Read More Another Kind of Conference
Fair warning: Some of these lessons might be carryovers from 2016, while I was lurking and cheering on friends. And there are a gazillion great lessons to learn from a contest like Pitchwars, but these are mine for now (and counting!). Subjectivity in Story I thought subjectivity was something I fully understood. I’ve even *gulp* blogged […]Read More Personal Lessons from #Pitchwars 2017 #AuthorToolboxBlogHop
Who knows the right way to grieve, to honor the passing of another’s life, to channel and heal the hurricane of emotions? Oh yeah? You all know how? And your way works for everyone? Every time? Thanks, Dude. I can always count on you for support at least. I don’t know the right way for […]Read More The Right Way to Grieve a Human Being?