If you're like me, sometimes it's tough to process feedback on your writing in an effective way. Doesn't matter whether it's your writers' group, beta readers, reviewers, your agent, your editor—none of us humans are wired to welcome criticism. I talk through my formula for … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Feed Off Feedback
What happens when you write a book about basketball, journalism, and academic fraud? You need coaches, journalists, and sensitivity readers, that’s what. I am so grateful for the wisdom of my various readers. Below is the list of those who have helped me with reading my two … [Read more...] about Bless the Beta Readers
Ever give someone feedback--nicely said, constructively given, solicited, in the appropriate context--and someone still gets mad? Mad because they didn't think of it themselves? Cold and resentful because they suddenly aren't the smartest person in the room? Ever ask for … [Read more...] about Why Do You Assume You’re the Smartest in the Room?