Tag Archives: beta readers

UPDATE: THE PRINCE’S HEIR and our building work!

First reports are in from my Beta Readers with a gratifying thumbs up for the plot and the finish. I’m really excited to get this one out into the world – I wrote the epilogue a couple of years ago, even before I began writing this final instalment, it was such a beautiful way to […]

Authors, do you use beta readers? Editors? I have a guilty secret… #amwriting #amediting

Since I joined the Indie publishing scene back in 2013, I have read SO many times the advice, nay instruction, ‘thou shalt not publish without having your work professionally edited/proof read/beta read’. But I have a guilty secret… I don’t use editors or proof readers. Gasp! Isn’t my work trash? Well, apparently not, if my […]

THE PRINCE’S SON is in editing, #Synopsis & #Logline time – all advice welcome.

Yep, that time has come! The book is written, it’s been to alpha readers and I’m currently editing in preparation for sending to beta readers, so now is the time to start distilling my 150K word complex sequel, with multiple plot strands and 4 viewpoint characters into just a few lines. Easy, right? Hm, you’d think so, but […]