A Stake to the Heart

david“If you show someone something you’ve written, you give them a sharpened stake, lie down in your coffin, and say, ‘When you’re ready’.”

— David Mitchell, Black Swan Green
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So, what about Beta Readers?  When you write something, how many do you employ to get their opinion?  Do you have close relatives read it?  Perhaps close personal friends?  Strangers?  Members of your writing group?  Or do you read it, reread it, read it yet again, proof and polish and then simply send out your queries?  In your opinion, how many Betas should you have read your precious baby?  And who should they be?

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On another note, how many out there are participating in Camp Nanowrimo, starting April 1st?

Happy Spring, dingaling!  😉  Oh, and happy Solar Eclipse and SuperMoon!  😀

 

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5 thoughts on “A Stake to the Heart

  1. cobbies69 says:

    Too much cloud here to see the eclipse,, boo hoo tearful..

    Liked by 1 person

  2. udoji75 says:

    I think this cloudiness is everywhere. Same here in Paris and I didn’t notice anything. :/

    Liked by 1 person

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