I was honored to have this article featured in the June issue of InD’Tale Magazine. Here’s a snippet, if you enjoy click the link below and read the full article.

When an author first sets out to write a book, very few think about what will happen after they’ve completed the story. Creating the story is what authors live for. However, for most of us, the real work begins upon completion.

For most independent authors, once they finish that first manuscript, they must research what to do next: how does this process work, and what are the rules to follow in order to become successful at having a story transformed into a published book? Many of us are told we should join a critique group or find a critique partner, and show our work to people who will offer constructive feedback. A critique group is a great way to polish a story and make it the best that it can be. Many successful writers will credit their critique groups with helping them to secure that first publishing contract.

Read the entire article in the June 2016 issue of InD’Tale magazine.

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