Do authors read their own books? Marion Leigh discusses why it’s a good idea
Posted by Marion Leigh on April 13, 2020 . 0 Comments
After all the work that went into writing, editing, and proofreading, the last thing I wanted to do in the months after publication was pick up a copy of my own book. I’m sure other authors feel as I did. After all, the purpose of writing a novel in the first place is to tell a story you want others to read and enjoy.
My three #PetraMinxnovels (The Politician’s Daughter, Dead Man’s Legacy, and A Holiday To Die For) are part of a series where Petra is the protagonist but the plot and most of the characters are different. They stand alone and can be read in any order, though if you read them chronologically, it helps you get to know Petra from the start and understand any references to prior situations.
If a book is part of a continuing story that runs through several volumes, re-reading is a good...