Beta-Read starts this week!

Do you want to get a free copy of my new Sci-Fi novel, Star Riders, to read and review? Now’s the time to let me know by email.

As of today, I am 75% done with the final sweep through the revised version, and I fully expect to be ready by Wednesday (possibly Tuesday!) to send out the pre-publication version for volunteer Beta-readers to read and critique. Continue reading “Beta-Read starts this week!”

Novel Status Update – January 8

In my last post, I said that I was crunching along on the rewrite, and anticipating my first bits of reader feedback. I actually only received one of those three anticipated feedbacks, the one from my weekly Writers’ Group. I had asked them to read my prologue and the first chapter, and they really gave me some great feedback. Continue reading “Novel Status Update – January 8”

Update on the novel

Sorry I haven’t posted anything on here in several weeks; I had planned to do at least one blog post per week. I’ve been busy on the rewrite, which is close to halfway finished. I’m planning on getting it ready for Beta readers right after New Year’s, and then after I incorporate their feedback, I’ll send it to a professional editor to help me get it ready for Amazon. Continue reading “Update on the novel”

So what’s Space Opera anyway?

Isn’t that just a bunch of Klingons singing about honor and their love of bat’leths?

My novel fits neatly into the Science Fiction subcategory of Space Opera. No, don’t worry, there’s nobody singing in alien languages (although there is a dance show in one scene…).  For now, I’ll say that Space Opera refers to tales of galaxy-spanning civilizations, the most obvious screen examples being Star Wars and Star Trek.

Continue reading “So what’s Space Opera anyway?”