Coffee Time with Kara: An Author’s Promise

This is excellent advice. I just had a long discussion about “reader expectations’ on my Facebook page, which may or may not offend people lol. Everything in Kara’s post rings true. Know your genre, know the rules, know how to bend them with style so you don’t frustrate readers.

Anaiah Press


Good morning! Coffee Time with Kara is a new, weekly feature here on the blog where I–Kara Leigh Miller, Editorial Director for Anaiah press–will share tips, tricks, and secrets about writing, querying, publishing, and everything in between. So, grab your cup of coffee and get comfy…

Have you ever read the blurb for a book and knew right away that it would be something you’d really enjoy, only to find out it wasn’t what you’d hoped? Or maybe you’ve started reading a book that you were really engrossed in only to find out it takes a weird twist you never saw coming and then it becomes a different story all together? It’s frustrating, right? And disappointing. And dare I say–misleading??

This happened to me recently. I found a book on Amazon…loved the cover and blurb. I one-clicked and started reading immediately. And it was GOOD! Wonderful, creepy atmosphere. Vivid descriptions…

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Published by Sara Beth Williams

Contemporary Christian Romance author, wife, mother, believer in Christ, freelance publicist,

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