I haven’t written a single new word on my novella this week. Which is bad for wordcount goals, but good for other things. 😉 Like finishing two books I’ve been reading for FOREVER. 😀 I started reading this book last month and made it pretty far before stopping because I felt very stressed by the … More In Word-Related News
For some reason, for the last few weeks of May I never knew what day it was. Quite the confusingly busy month, but several amazing things have happened! It doesn’t feel quite fair to do the last month’s update on it’s very last day, but that’s just how the blogging schedule worked out. 😛 Here’s … More Plate Update: Edward Bear, Beta-Readers, and Arrows
Beta-reading is so much fun! I love helping authors improve their stories any way I can and seeing the finished product is always heart happy. 😉 I’ve written a post on it before, geekily titled “The Beta-Reader’s Guide to the Galaxy”, but since then I’ve picked up a few more tips to help myself (and hopefully … More The Beta-Reading Tips at the End of the Universe
“The Twin Arrows” is progressing nicely, and I’ve gotten to make the arrows themselves play a major part in the story! *rubs hands together* But that would be spoilers, so… I’m so happy to have my word goal back on track with only 1,975 words left to go! (And we’ll see how it is after I … More Camp NaNoWriMo Update #3
“The Twin Arrows” didn’t get much attention last week, but that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on my goal. I’m only a thousand words behind, and that’s nothing a long writing session and a little chocolate can’t fix, right? 😛 (I have exactly five caramels and two Rolos, FYI.) The “distractions” of last week have … More Camp NaNoWriMo Update #2
The other day on Goodreads, I thanked a reviewer for including an honest content advisory in her review. She replied by saying that I was welcome but she had a hard time writing negative reviews. Can giving content advisories and writing positive reviews go together? For the past few years, I’ve included a lengthy content … More Positively Negative
“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.” Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy I find the privilege of beta-reading/test-reading/reviewing nearly as big (and just as exciting!). Here are some of the tools I use to help me be the best beta-reader I possibly can! My Goodreads … More The Beta-Reader’s Guide to the Galaxy
I have a LOT on my plate right now. My own writing, my Bible, four how-to books (one is being read-aloud), six fiction books, and some Longfellow poems to try. (Fortunately, most are from the library, and they are generous with renewals.) My baby computer on top represents ten beta-reading projects, two blogs, Goodreads, the Rabbit Room … More What’s on My Plate?