This page collects a kitbag of my free downloads, articles, books and courses to help writers self-edit and revise their writing to the best it can be.
Here's a sample briefing document that I actually used for my team of beta readers on one of my … Read more...
Tips and suggestions for manuscript feedback & self-editing
Last time we talked about what is a beta reader and why you need one. A beta reader gives you … [Read More...]
Yes, we all live in an electronic world these days, untethered by concrete reality, communicating … [Read More...]
I'm always saying how hard it is to proofread our own writing. In fact, in my professional life I … [Read More...]
Picture this: you've typed The End on your manuscript. Maybe you won NaNoWriMo, or you've just been … [Read More...]
Every time I post about beta readers and how wonderful and essential they are, I get more requests … [Read More...]
How do you find a good beta reader or "test pilot" to critique your manuscript, preferably for … [Read More...]
I conducted a survey via my mailing list asking about people's experiences with getting feedback on … [Read More...]
Beta readers are those wonderful people (often volunteers) who read and critique the manuscripts of … [Read More...]
I've heard horror stories of people receiving snarky and offensive beta reports on their manuscripts … [Read More...]
A Beta Reader critiques your manuscript, and provides feedback to help you improve it. Lots of … [Read More...]
Useful tools and gifts
Read my mini-reviews of some of the writers' books I've found useful over the years... I'll keep … Read more...
Are you looking for an inspirational, cute or quirky gift for a writer or beta reader? I've made you some mugs, book bags, phone cases, clothing and lots of other options. I've really enjoyed creating … Read more...