Getting your work critiqued is probably the scariest thing ever, but I couldn’t wait to get that sort of a feedback. It was so insightful! And the fact that my reader liked it and wants to read the second book is just gravy! For those of you who wonder where I got the reader, I posted a message here, on Facebook and Twitter. These particular reviewers (husband and wife) volunteered from Facebook. I keep an open public FB profile, and I ‘friended’ them because of the Sci fi franchises that they were into. Waiting for a few more reviews and back to write the final draft! Sometimes I can’t believe this is actually happening.
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