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Supporting Authors in Their Publishing Journey

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Send me your story!

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You did it! You finished your manuscript. Let me help you beta read your story. My goal is to help you during your publishing journey. I combine my professional experience with my love for books to provide you with my best well-informed guidance, actionable feedback, and genuine encouragement of your manuscript before publication.

What is the process like?

  • Author questionnaire

  • Manuscript gets two reads

    • true read

    • professional read

  • Feedback will include:

    • In-line comments in Word (Track changes)

    • Actionable feedback on the fundamentals, unless author provides a specific questionnaire.

  • Completion depends on length of manuscript and current schedule.

As your beta reader, these are some of the fundamentals I'll look over:

  • Theme

  • Setting

  • Character development

  • Plot

  • Pacing

  • Dialogue

  • Style

  • Emotional response

  • Genre Conventions

In addition to the above, I also include in-line comments using track changes in Word. I’ll share my emotional responses, questions, and concerns in real time. This gives you an in-depth look at what your reader is thinking and feeling as the story unfolds. To learn more contact me today!

I beta read in the following genres: All Romance categories including dark romance and erotica, Fiction, Literary, Science Fiction, Fantasy, dystopian, New adult, Young Adult

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I believe in supporting and helping writers who have a dream to be published.

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What is a Beta Reader?

A beta reader is someone who reads an author’s self-edit and/or professionally edited work. The goal of a beta reader is to provide effective and actionable feedback on the overall project.

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What do Beta Readers do?

A beta reader in literacy world look for problems and weaknesses in a manuscript. Issues range from structural issue to plot holes. Including underdeveloped characters, contextual flaws and at times typos.