T. A. Bruno


While I anxiously await the delivery of my author proof copies of IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS (available October 4th 2020), I have begun my first edit on its sequel. Now that I am more familiar with the process, I intend to get this edit completed and sent to beta readers much sooner than I did with book 1. With IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS, I completed about 4 or 5 edits… Read More

Previously, I’ve covered what I’ve learned about pre-planning and writing the first draft of a novel. In this post I hope to cover some of what I learned about the post-first-draft days, including preliminary editing and beta readers. As I said before, in your first draft you can allow yourself to be imperfect, because now you’re going to make it better. First draft in the bag, maybe you want to take a… Read More