My manuscript for my debut novel, Rose Coloured Houses has come back from the editor with very encouraging remarks. Rose-Coloured Houses is an insightful and thoughtful exploration of life with an emotionally abusive parent. You do a masterful job of weaving a story around Peggy and Charles that includes both points of view—it’s not often… Read More It’s Reassuring to Know My Instincts Were Right
Finding the right editor is a process and it has to be the right fit. When I wrote my first two books Not My Story to Tell and JUSTINE, I used Fivver to find an editor to edit before I sent it to another editor. It was like cleaning the house before the cleaners arrived.… Read More I found An Editor for Rose Coloured Houses
My manuscript is finished and I have several people beta reading it. So far I’ve had positive reviews. Here is one: The first chapter is extremely well written and the vivid imagery grabs the reader’s attention. You juxtaposition the grandeur of the majestic homes and the beauty of fall in Ontario against the darkness and loneliness… Read More Let Me Tell You About My New Novel
I wrote about some challenges I was having, finishing my novel. You can read that here. Since then, I’ve buckled down, written two more chapters and finished my final chapter. I feel fantastic!
I’ve tackled one aspect of my novel, Rose Coloured Houses, only to encounter other challenges. I think I have grammar mastered, plot finished, characters fleshed out, dialogue moving the story along and then realize I may have the point of view scrambled. I might have “head hopped.” Head hopping, I’ve learned is when the the… Read More Writing a Novel is like Wrestling a Mattress
I’m close to publication with my new novel, Rose Coloured Houses. Im editing and revising. If you’d like to beta read it, I’d appreciate feedback.
I’m getting very close to publishing my novel, Rose Coloured Houses. I’ve had a few Chapters edited and have some beta readers. Would you like to be among my very first readers? I’ve set up a way for you to get Chapter One immediately. You don’t have to buy anything! Just add your email address… Read More Would You Like to Read Chapter One Of My New Novel?
I’m writing a novel, entitled Rose Coloured Houses. You can read more about that here. My book cover is ready. What do you think? Feedback welcome.
I’m writing a novel and although it’s far from the editing stage, I thought I’d share a little excerpt. You can read more about my novel here and here.
In Their Own Words: a guest post by Ann Richardson I would like to tell you about my books. I write books where people talk about some important aspect of their lives in their own words. They feel a bit like a written version of a TV documentary. I start with 25-30 interviews, which are… Read More Guest Blog by Author Ann Richardson