Entries by piperjdrake

On crit partners and beta readers

I strongly believe in the value of crit partners and beta readers. I also believe in gaining alignment and setting expectations upfront. Especially when those of us in the writerly world occasionally exchange reads, what’s needed in a critique varies from author to author. Here’s a few insights into what I’m looking for in a […]

Play Find the Piper at #BLC19

It’s time to play Find the Piper at #BLC19! I love New Orleans and it’s one of my favorite places to meet readers and hang out. I’m really looking forward to returning to NOLA for the first Book Lovers Con. Book Lovers Con has a different set up from many conventions, with reader events open […]