Author’s Note: Authoricus Mushbrainius

Last month, I said I was going to write about editors. And my current editor here at Geeking Out About…, Trisha Lynn, asked me to write about query letters soon, too. My plan was to write about editors this month, and query letters next month, and it all seemed perfect because I just finished the […]

Posted on December 21, 2010 at 21:45 by JB McDonald · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Author’s Note: Love Your Beta-Reader

When I sat down to write this column for this month, I thought to myself, “I’m going to write about beta-readers, editors, and reviewers!” That just goes to show you how I’m still learning. Talk about biting off more than I could chew! The thing is, I always think of editors and beta-readers as being […]

Posted on November 24, 2010 at 12:42 by JB McDonald · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Lost in Austen”

Written by Guy Andrews Directed by Dan Zeff Starring Jemima Rooper, Elliot Cowan, and Hugh Bonneville Any girl of any sort of classic literary bent in high school had a thing for Jane Austen.  No, sorry, let me rephrase that … had a thing for Pride and Prejudice. No, wait, that’s still not entirely right.  […]

Author’s Note: When Fandom and the Real World Collide

If you’re involved in the fanfic community at all, you may have heard about the recent published-author-vs-fan-author kerfuffle. If you haven’t, here’s a recap: Diana Gabaldon, best selling author of the Outlander series, put up a blog post in which she equated fanfic writers with creepy sexual stalkers and robbers. That post has since been […]

Posted on June 15, 2010 at 15:50 by JB McDonald · Permalink · 7 Comments
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