What Reader Holly Wants

Reader Questionnaire (With a tip of the hat to the Inside the Actor’s Studio)     First Name: Holly Age: 43 Occupation: writer, editor, printing/publishing account manager What occupation (other than yours) would you like to try? milliner  What sound or noise do you love? rain What sound or noise do you hate? mouth noises What is your favorite word? le bon mot, whatever that may be in a given moment. Fiction or Nonfiction? Mostly nonfiction […]

Jess Witkins

What Reader Jess Wants

First Name: Jess Gender: Female Occupation: Library Assistant, Writer What occupation (other than yours) would you like to try? Voice over artist What sound or noise do you love? The turning of a page What sound or noise do you hate? My husband’s electric toothbrush What is your favorite word? All of them Fiction or Nonfiction? nonfiction Genre? memoir Ebook, audio book, or physical book? Audio book What makes you choose a book to read? […]

What Readers Want

Time and time again you’re told to identify your reader, to write what your reader wants to read. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could look into a crystal ball and find the perfect reader for your book?  Have you tried to research what the reader wants? An internet search will give you more than 29 million results! Are that that many things readers want? Yes and no. The things readers want are greater than the […]