I've been working through revising my novel, using Holly Lisle's 'How to Revise Your Novel' class. The first 16 or so Lessons are all about finding what's wrong. Lesson 17, you take your notes, and you start writing in changes on your paper copy. It makes my brain hurt if I do it for too … Continue reading FINALLY Hit the Write In
I sent out some copies of my novel to some alpha readers. I don't expect feedback from all of them - some have health issues or anxiety issues, and I really just sent it to them for fun. Doing this, I might note, is nerve wracking. What if they read it and don't like my … Continue reading When It’s Time to Let Someone Else Read Your Baby
(Or I got my critique back from Kristen Lamb!) I was lucky enough to snag a 20 page critique from Kristen Lamb, and I worked up my authorly nerves and sent her my pages. Note that pretty much no one but my mom has ever read my writing, much less a Professional. Waited ten days. … Continue reading Oh, That Stings!