Beta-reading is the trial by fire before you jump into the live volcano

Because your beta-readers are the first to get a glimpse of your mess masterpiece, and the experience had better prepare you for the reality out there: readers might not love your book. They might not drool over it. They might even hate it. Or worse—not care about it at all. Good beta-readers will critique your MS. Awesome beta-readers willContinue reading “Beta-reading is the trial by fire before you jump into the live volcano”

A BIG THANKS, and a little teaser

To be honest, I was really scared of putting up a public request for beta readers. I was fairly sure no one would want to invest their time & energy into beta-reading my first novel, except maybe for a friend or two. So I am immensely grateful for the many offers I’ve received! I can’tContinue reading “A BIG THANKS, and a little teaser”

THE DEEP LINK is finally ready for betas! Champagne for everyone!

*corks fly through the roof* My first science-fiction novel is finally DONE! This is where I tap dance and jump through burning hoops to impress you — because I need your help. I need willing and able beta-readers to give me honest feedback, so I can trim and polish this novel to near perfection. AndContinue reading “THE DEEP LINK is finally ready for betas! Champagne for everyone!”