Signs You_re Ready To Move Onto A New Manuscript

Signs You’re Ready To Move Onto A New Manuscript

If you’re a writer who has typed “The End” on a manuscript, you know it’s just the beginning. There’s still the second draft. Endless edits. Incorporating beta feedback. Re-writing whole sections. Adding or dropping characters. At least five (or more) other drafts—and that’s before you look for agents, tackle the dreaded synopsis, or prepare to …

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Seeking Feedback From Beta Readers (And Why It's Not As Scary As You Think)

Seeking Feedback From Beta Readers (And Why It’s Not As Scary As You Think)

Unless the book you’ve written is so bad that allowing others to read it will somehow bring about the end of the world (in which case you should probably kill that MS with fire), seeking feedback is a helpful step for any writer. It's a step I've taken numerous times in the last few years, …

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