REBLOG: 10 Things to Consider About Beta Reading

This is a great post for authors seeking Beta Readers!

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Last week I finished the beta edit for Rise of the Sparrows. Since this will be my first book I hadn’t done the beta reading thing before, and it’s been an interesting experience.

So interesting, in fact, that I thought it might be helpful for other writers in the same situation if I put together a post on everything it’s taught me, as well as a couple of things to consider. Before I asked for beta readers I searched the web for info and it helped a lot, and I’m hoping that my post will add to the helpfulness 🙂

1) Be open to all feedback. Your beta readers will be critical. And you want them to be critical and point out every flaw they can find, because that’s the point of this, right? If you only want to hear that your book is the best book ever, don’t bother…

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