Reading Reviews

Some writers don’t read the reviews of their books.  Many of those who will read reviews from professional journals will avoid reader feedback from places like GoodReads.  That would undoubtedly be both smarter and safer.  A very wise writer said that “Good reviews are like crack; bad reviews, like poison.” But I’m blessed and cursed with an … More Reading Reviews

NaNoEdiMo Goal

In an effort to make my goal of finishing an edit of Calyn’s story by the end of November, I’ve neglected the blog.   But the additional focus on story has been helpful.  I’ve been able to find some transitions to link together the scenes that I’ve already established.  For me, such things have always been … More NaNoEdiMo Goal

Reading Reviews

One extremely wise writer compared good reviews to crack and bad reviews to poison.  And she’s right.  It would probably be wiser to stay away from places like GoodReads where you run the simultaneous risk of becoming addicted to the “Attagirl!” feedback and being injured by the people who just don’t buy into your book’s solution.  So … More Reading Reviews