May Dawney reads from: “Survival Instincts”

In response to the “record yourself reading from your own work” challenge as posted by the admins of the “Lesbian Books, writers, readers” group on Facebook, I’d like to share this scene from my dystopian novel “Survival Instincts,” coming out in March, 2018, with Ylva Publishing.

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[Blog] Respect your readers, kill your darlings

This blog post is not about writing a very non-HEA (“Happily Ever After”) ending to your book. It’s about the always painful process of editing characters, (story)lines, or backstory you love out of your manuscript. The prior is mostly painful to the reader but the latter can be extremely painful for[…]

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