Alpha? Beta? ARC? When I first started writing these terms were a little confusing. I knew they were types of book readers but I wasn’t sure how they worked.
There’s nothing better than finally standing up for yourself and declaring you’re worth more than what you’ve been given. But how do you go about defining your worth? Better yet, how do you price your worth?
Happy National Grammar Day! We thought we’d celebrate by sifting through some common grammar mistakes in order to avoid them in future projects. A writer who possesses good grammar has a leg up when it’s time to edit.
Beta readers are a writer’s secret weapon. In the early editing stages, they can add valuable insight to your manuscript before querying agents. But if you’re a writer just starting out, you may be wondering what beta readers do, and when to seek them out.
One of our favorite book planning programs at Moms Who Write is Plottr. You’ve probably heard of these writing tools, maybe you’re familiar with Plottr specifically. Maybe you even bought it but you’re not sure what to do with it.
In book publishing, there are 5 major types of editors you’ll come across. It’s important to understand the function of each so you can make informed decisions on which you need and when you need them.
The day had come! It was finally that time in my writing journey where I was thinking about querying my book. There was just one more step before I was officially ready: hiring a professional editor. I assumed there would be some suggestions, a few critiques that could easily be fixed. But I never figured…