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Finding Your Shortcomings Is A Good Thing

I think most people look at shortcomings as a fault, something inside us that needs fixing. But, to me, shortcomings are really just a view into the stronger, better side of us. I sent the latest draft of Yesterday People, … Continue reading

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When Your Editor Says Your Book Sucks (part 2) — the real eye opener

Last week I talked about how my beta reader/editor pretty much said my latest book sucked. Since then, I was inundated (INUNDATED!) with commiserations, kind advice, and loads of requests for an update on what’s happened since. So here’s the … Continue reading

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When Your Beta Reader/Editor Says Your Book Sucks (aka, lessons learned)

I sent my third book (not the third book I’ve ever written, but the third book I’m looking to publish) to my best friend and beta reader about two weeks ago. Last week, she asked me, “How brutal can I … Continue reading

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