So, as many of you who follow me already know, I’m in pitch-mode with my first novel, Life in the ’Cosm. I wrote until my Chromebook caught fire, turned a first draft into a beta-reader draft, got comments from readers, and then put myself in self-editing jail for several weeks. Afterwards, I started to send the manuscript … More What I learned about self-editing
“And later, you can give us a reading of your book,” enthusiastically said Almost Author’s husband, much to her terror. I gave my first reading. Sort of. There was only an audience of four, and I was related to them, but I don’t think I’ll ever forget it. We went to see our parents for … More My first reading. Sort of.