We believe we know everything there is to know about our characters. We believe we have created a compelling read, a clear conflict, characters the reader can either love or fear for, a satisfying resolution.
The big Success, with a capital S is elusive. You do know this, don’t you? Success a la big time fame and fortune, cover of People magazine, tooling around Nob Hill in a Maserati, that kind of success.
Starting to think about my presentation at Carla King’s Self Publishing Boot Camp, Nov 12, 2011. A full Saturday in Palo Alto at Stanford University’s Tresidder Memorial Union. I have 30 minutes to speak on the role of the developmental editor.