TimTibbitts | 2014 March

March 2014

A Writer Needs Readers–Real Readers

17 Mar 2014, Posted by Tim Tibbitts in Read My Story

A friend recently gave me the most marvelous gift: her book club read my not yet published story collection, and I got to attend the meeting! It was the most amazing experience. For the first 30-40 minutes–at my insistence–I was a fly on the wall, just listening intently and madly taking notes. What a pleasure it was to hear eight intelligent, passionate readers engage with my stories the way I imagine they might engage any other book they read. It goes without saying that a writer needs a small number of fellow reader/writer friends who will regularly serve as early…