Category Archives: critique

Inserting Real Details

A lot of authors do it. Some are sneaky about it because they don’t want to be sued by a conglomerate like, say, those who might be thought of as wearing mouse ears, or perhaps others who are associated with … Continue reading

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Cover Art

Today I’d like to talk about Cover Art, I’d like to talk about books and other products and what they’re wearing. Because I’m confused. To be fair, I am approaching 41, so this may be a symptom of senility setting … Continue reading

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Why “Said” Isn’t Quite Dead

“Said is Dead!” a Pinterest post screams at me. Another one. And Another. And again. Oooo! This one did it with an infographic, so it must be true. I remember in a writer’s conference (the only one I’ve ever been … Continue reading

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Beta Readers

I’m trying to find beta-readers. I’m also trying to find critquers who actually critique, understand the genre, and don’t try to force changes. One candidate has been sorta helpful. The rest have been less than. Going to friends and family … Continue reading

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