So far the only people who have read my book have been my mother and a friend. So… That being said, they are both biased (though they may say they are not)
In order to try and get unbiased opinions and feedback, I have decided to do a few things.
#1- I am sent a small excerpt from my book to a fellow blogger who will be critiquing it in about a week or so (VERY MUCH looking forward to this!) (If you are interested- her blog is http://carolriggs.blogspot.com/ and she has a pot in the sidebar with an explanation of her critique services)
#2- I have sent my manuscript to an aspiring editor. Yes, she is only an aspiring editor, but we all start somewhere. So far I am only an aspiring author… so, I’ll take what I can get. Worst case scenario, I don’t like anything she suggests and her feedback is completely useless- no harm done. Best case scenario, I get great feedback, with awesome editing for FREE! Either way, I want SOME sort of feedback!
So… I will be updating this as I get the feedback im hoping and anxiously waiting for.
On another note… tomorrow I am sending out 3 snail mail queries to more agents… they all three require the query letter and first five pages. So HOPEFULLY, even if they ultimately decide they do not want to represent me, I can at least get some sort of feedback!
In the meantime, I want to thank all of you who have come to my page and started following me!!!