Just like the phoenix rises from the ashes, sometimes ruthlessly throwing away drafts is the best thing you can do in your quest to become a writer.
Sometimes the solution to a problem requires you to stop and think. As an author, sometimes you need to step away from the keyboard to improve your writing and get your book finished.
When you read for an author, what do you offer? These eight considerations form a kind of code of conduct that can help a writer and beta reader get the most from one another.
In an ideal world, your book's beta readers will give you feedback on these eight points. It helps if you ask them for this specific criticism in advance.
Wendy Strain, freelance writer, ghostwriter, editor, and author, joined the July #BBchat about planning and productivity tips for freelance writers.
Ready to write your book but need help organizing your time? The Time Blocking method of scheduling will help you manage your time and set your priorities.
Wendy Strain, freelance writer, ghostwriter, editor, and author, joins the #BBchat about planning and productivity tips for writers on Wed, July 13th, 4:00 pm ET.