Tag Archive | Beta reader

I’m actually quite happy with my book

I am now half way through this editing cycle.  I am surprised.  It isn’t as hard as I thought it would be.  Not only that, I find I am actually quite happy with my work.  Very experienced author Matthew Wright (whose comments and support I am so grateful for) suggests leaving a draft to cook in the […]

Seeking a literary agent

The time has come, the walrus said.  My main beta reader met with me tonight and gave me my manuscript back, duly notated and with suggestions for tightening up certain parts of the story, expanding other parts, including a glossary and a “cast of characters”.

Feeling nervous

These young people are the future we are working for.  It is their history I am writing. I had a lovely dinner with an old friend tonight and handed over two double-spaced printouts of Love versus Goliath for beta reading. My sister is also reading the same draft. I feel quite scared. Not scared that […]


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