Author Archives: Karen

Bad writing habits

I’m making changes to Stars Beyond, based on our editor’s feedback.  A few changes to the first chapter. Well, let’s be honest, more than a few. (It’s okay, not a total rewrite, we did leave some words the same at the end of the chapter.) Sherylyn is following along behind, unmaking half of them. “But…

Progress report

We got the edits back for Stars Beyond early this week. The changes our editor asked for weren’t too bad.  Although, I have been rereading the story since, and some of the word choices in the first four chapters sound flat. It doesn’t take much to fix. Little tweaks here and there, but I’m relieved…

Moving the plot around

Book news First, some book news. The publication date for Stars Beyond has changed. It’s now January 21, 2020. The original date we were given was January 20, but that’s the Monday, and Tuesday is normal publication day. I see it’s in all the online bookstores as January 21, so I’m going with that date,…