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What Do You Want Your Beta-Readers to Look For?

Now that we all know what a beta-reader actually is, it's imperative to prepare them prior to reading your unpublished book. This will help all to be on the same page and hopefully avoid confusion. A beta-reader is there to casually read and ultimately critique your work. They are not there to edit or make… Continue reading What Do You Want Your Beta-Readers to Look For?

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Some Directions for Beta Readers

I'm getting ready to send a manuscript to my beta readers. Here are the guidelines and questions I'm asking them to consider before and during the reading process. Let's face it, there’s no use having someone tell you how wonderful your work is because that doesn’t allow you to make it any better. You need… Continue reading Some Directions for Beta Readers