There's no doubt that it's helpful to have someone else read what you write.
Especially at the beginning. I remember writing a story and being shocked how
much my beta readers hated one of my characters. It was a level of emotional
reaction I ...
Author: M.L. Humphrey
Publisher: M.L. Humphrey
So You Want To Be A Writer? Congratulations. Writing can be a rewarding and fulfilling hobby or it can be a life-long career. But it can be hard to get started when you don't yet know what you don't know. This book provides new writers a crash course on writing basics, writing craft, and publication. It's not meant to provide all of the answers, but to instead give new writers an overview of each topic and an idea of what they should research further given their particular interests and goals. Best of luck on your writing journey and may this book help point you in the right direction. keywords: point of view, tense, show vs. tell, editing, beta readers, critique groups, self-publishing, trade publishing, comma usage, commonly confused words, copyright, getting an agent, new writer, beginning writer, pen names, queries, gifts for writers