How do you know when you have enough research to write a book?

Got an interesting question on Quora that reminded me of conversations regarding research that I've had with other writers. A couple of them write historical romances and love doing research. They do a whole lot more research than I do. And it should be mentioned that partly why I love science fiction is that I …

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At what point in the writing process is it a good idea to allow someone to give feedback on my novel?

Depends on when in the writing process you begin to feel you need feedback. Most of the time, writes want feedback after they’ve completed their first draft and before they start ‘tweaking’ their story. That way, they think, any big flaws will be caught by their readers before they put too much effort into the …

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