Six Books You Can Count On To Beat Your Book Into Shape

I met Doug Wynne through a Libartything Early Review for his first book “The Devil of Echo Lake” and I became an instant fan. If you haven’t checked out his books, you are missing out! Keep an eye on this guy…he’s gonna be a star!

Monsters and Miracles

 If you take the easy path, life is difficult

If you take the difficult path, life is easy

-Japanese proverb

I’m currently working on the revisions for my third book, working faster than I ever have before in an effort to get it out this year. Usually I don’t let anyone see the first draft of a novel, but this time I’ve been handing the marked-up pages over to my wife before even typing in the changes.

She’s making her own notes on the same pages. A few days ago she said to me, “I hope I’m not being too hard on you.”

“Too hard?” I said. “There’s no such thing. And somebody has to be before the reviewers are.”

I’m a big believer in beating the hell out of a book before submitting it to the editor. Stress testing your story with a few trusted readers and running…

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Six Books You Can Count On To Beat Your Book Into Shape

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