In 20+ years as an editor, I’ve seen this phenomenon again and again: a memoir or personal story has turned into a different book by the time the writer is finished. If your memoir is “turning on you”, don’t feel you must cling to your original purpose. You might be surprised where that feisty little book takes you.
Beta Readers are Superheroes!
Some people DO achieve satisfaction and even an income from self-publishing. But how do you work out if it's the right path for you? So many myths! So much hype! Does it drive you as crazy as it does me?? I've worked in the traditional … [Read More...]