When writing a book with the intent to publish, there is one crucially helpful step to the process that often gets overlooked: hiring beta readers. It isn't required, but using beta readers should be done if any author wants to improve their work, especially before sharing it with the public. What Are Beta Readers? Beta [...]
Grim Vengeance (A Grim Trilogy #3) – First Draft Done!
And with that, the first draft is done! What’s next for the final installment of A Grim Trilogy? Well, this time around, it’s off to the editor for a first pass. Betas will have at it after that, and the editor will go back again for a more in depth work through. Once editing is [...]
Reinfried’s New Book Isn’t What You’d Expect
Hold yer horses and brisk up, 'cause Reinfried's about to release a Western! Check out the information on her author page HERE, and don' forget t' follow her blog to get updates on her new books!
Pitch Letter and Nerves
I just submitted my pitch letter to my editor so she can ensure it's what I need before I send it out to agents, and I'm getting more and more nervous! Think about it: my entire life I've been wanting to do this and I'm finally making it a reality, but am at the part [...]
On a Roll (Don’t Forget Gen Con!)
I was on a hell of a roll yesterday! Not only was I in the writing zone a hundred percent, but I had the day free from (most) distractions. I completed the very first chapter for book two, wrote the ending for book two, and finished a new section of book one, and am very [...]