Many thanks to Desiree Villena for putting together this helpful post! Desiree is a writer with Reedsy, a marketplace that connects authors with the world's best self-publishing resources. In her spare time, she enjoys reading contemporary fiction, writing short stories, and giving feedback on other people’s work (only when asked, of course). There's nothing scarier than receiving feedback on your manuscript—even when you’re the one inviting criticism. But there’s also nothing more enlightening than getting a candid perspective from someone you trust on how your WIP is progressing. It’s an extremely important part of the process to continuously improve your work and craft. Of course, when a
WELCOME TO THE BLOG! With over 140 interviews logged to date, I love nothing more than getting the chance to talk to authors about their books, the writing process, what they've learned navigating the publishing journey, and even picking their brains on craft-related topics (such as how to write distinct POVs and world-building tips). They've taught me so much! I hope you enjoy reading through these amazing interviews as much as I've enjoyed putting them together.