Day: May 21, 2018

Beta reader?—Huh? What’s that?

The quick-and-easy basics about beta reading—a great first step in getting your manuscript ready to publish What’s a beta reader? The term beta reader comes from software development, when a ‘beta user’ was used to check software from a user perspective before it is…

The terror of the blank schedule–‘Funemployment’ and the creative mind

Back when I was a contractor, I’d often find myself at the end of a job with the next move not yet defined. I grew to look forward to those times. It was a way to take a little enforced breather before I began…