Why Publishers Will Only Read Your First Page!

I have always thought it was unfair that a publisher spends so little looking at people’s novels before sending the rejection letter. But recently I was able to talk with an editor about why that is. This is the most important thing she told me. When a READER picks up your book, makes it past the…

The Value of Beta Readers

Beta readers are people of your target audience that can give you helpful feedback on your story. If you write for the opposite gender, someone older or younger than you, or someone in a different occupation, you may want a beta reader. They can give you crucial advice.  Gathering a group of your target audience…