Now that we all know what a beta-reader actually is, it's imperative to prepare them prior to reading your unpublished book.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?
For the last week, I've been getting feedback about my latest novel from my beta readers. I'm so frikken excited I can't stand it. I want to dance in circles, cheer while I raise a glass in celebration, and lick all the chocolaty creamy frosting from the top of a cupcake! I had five very… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Is Doing Loopty Loops
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 My Twisted Writer Brain…Directions for Beta Readers