Good writers know that the trial-by-fire from beta readers or professional editors is what brings our newborn manuscript through its long, painful adolescence known as “rewrites” until we finally have a mature product ready for the market.
To find a publisher, you’ll need to perfect your query package.
Before you submit your work for a peer critique, give yourself a robust self-edit. Look for common punctuation or grammar challenges that often burden less experienced authors.
Part of being a writer is finding a strong community. This community can support you through bouts of procrastination, inspire you, provide beta readers, and act as a sounding board for those “only a writer would understand!” moments. So where