Pursuing Your Craft: Discipline

Discipline. It's what sets those who finish apart from those who don't. Those who finish a novel. Those who finish a marathon. Those who finish blog post after blog post, day after day, week after week. Discipline is also a word that is thrown around and has lots of not always so positive connotations, but … Continue reading Pursuing Your Craft: Discipline

Beta Reader People Skills

This is my last blog on my Bible study series. I'm happy and sad all at the same time, but more than that, I'm really excited to talk about something I've never really heard people talk too much about in all my beta reading research. The PEOPLE SKILLS needed to keep betas happy and feeling … Continue reading Beta Reader People Skills

Beta Reader Questionnaires

Welcome back to beta readers! I've talked a lot about questionnaires this week, so I want to give you some samples and examples of questionnaires I'm using in my study. I started with a demographic questionnaire. Demographic Questionnaire Male     /     Female Age:    10s     20s     30s      40s      50s     60s … Continue reading Beta Reader Questionnaires

Beta Reader Process

Hey! I hope you had a chance to check out yesterday's video, Beta Readers Part 1, where I talked a little bit about betas. Today, I'm going to break down my own beta reading process for you. I stole the basic premise from author Jenna Moreci, but I clearly like people even less than she … Continue reading Beta Reader Process