Interested in reading stories before publication? Want to provide valuable feedback to help shape the finished product?

Then I’m looking for you!

 

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Beta reading isn’t about your knowledge of the craft of writing. It’s about what works and doesn’t work for you as a reader. That’s it!

 

FAQ

“I don’t know much about grammar, plot, editing, etc.”

That’s actually perfect! As a beta reader, the most valuable feedback you provide is not in fine details but in high-level feedback.

Examples of valuable feedback:

  • “I didn’t like when John Smith (protagonist, let’s say) stole the car because it was out of character for him.”

  • “The bar fight scene felt like it dragged on forever!”

  • “The scene where he built the bomb was very confusing. I really couldn’t picture it happening that way.”

  • “I didn’t understand why Jane’s pregnancy was important to the story.”