"Congratulations on the super positive response, especially from your agent. Your joyful excitement oozes through every word, infecting us all right along with you. Now, I'm curious about why you have an agent if you had committed to publishing…"
"I'm working on my book description now and ready to use Howard's suggestions on how to use HTML to fake official looking sections. Unfortunately I can't find my notes and hoped somebody remembers which video to look in ... :-( …"
"I use an approach nobody has mentioned yet. I write and edit early drafts on my computer -- taking occasional breaks to scribble or outline by hand on paper when I feel stuck. Fairly early in the process I print pdf versions and use my iPad. The…"
"Great article. I'm still old-fashioned and prefer to rely on an extra hard-drive for backup, and also sync my most important stuff between my laptop and desktop computers both for constant access to newest versions and backup.
"Your clever way of using lessons from your experience to illustrate your point is convincing!This device kept me reading what might have otherwise sounded preachy, sending me clicking away after three sentences. I agree with the importance of a…"
"After a week of sweaty palms and squeaking voice, I finally found the courage to ask B.L to the annual Sweethearts Dance the year I was a senior. Alas! I waited too long! A button-cute blond sophomore beat me to him, by minutes, if the grapevine…"
This informal book club seeks to open a respectful dialogue on the written word: to tell others what you’re reading, either for research or recreation, what you liked, what you didn’t like, and to ask for recommendations from fellow members—for…See More
I have no patience. I sent my manuscript to some beta readers. What I didn't send was a deadline to finish their notes on it. Is that even a thing, can authors trap feedback into a time frame or is that rude? I'm trying to remember how long it's…See More