6 Tips to Help You Be a Better Beta Reader

This is the first installment in a two-part series on beta reading tips for readers and writers. If you’re a writer, you know that one of the most important parts of the process comes after you’ve finished your manuscript, and before you start querying and pitching: it’s the magical world of beta reading. And if you’re part of a writers’ community, chances are you have been asked by a colleague to beta-read for them. There are few things more rewarding than helping a writer sharpen their story. As a beta reader, you feel like you’re part of their journey to…

What Reading Fiction Taught Me in 2017

Welcome to the inaugural blog post! One of my favorite things about reading is noticing what stays with you long after you’ve finished a book: a feeling, an idea, or a lesson in writing craft. I’m looking back at 2017 and sharing some of the lessons I learned through reading.