Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Lucia from Lucia's Fiction, where she shares her writing journey, including how she signed with a literary agent, and offers incredible advice and tips for writers and authors. Check her out at Lucia's Fiction and, if you're working on querying agents, she's offering to critique it (more details … Continue reading Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

Life Between the Pages: Editing CAN Make or Break a Book, but Sometimes the Story Shines Through

I love reading self-published books. I never know exactly what I'm going to get. Sometimes it's fairly standard for the genre; sometimes it's unexpected. Sometimes the writing is quite conventional; sometimes it's unusual. In general, though, I've found the books I don't hate and/or abandon usually fall into one of 3 categories for me: Well … Continue reading Life Between the Pages: Editing CAN Make or Break a Book, but Sometimes the Story Shines Through