Beta Reading Services

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If you'd like to learn more about what a Beta Reader does exactly, Read Below! 

My name is Hope, I am a 27 year old wife and mother of two. Reading is a passion I've had since childhood. Even when I took breaks for college or work I always find my way right back to it like a long lost love. 
Last year I Beta Read about 6 or 7 books and I really enjoyed it. I love getting to enjoy these amazing stories from these creative and amazing minds from all over the world. It is also wonderful getting to help the author mold the book. Getting to be a part of the creative process is such a good feeling. 
Therefore, I am opening myself up to Beta Reading again. 
I will read Romance, Paranormal, Young Adult, Drama, 
I will not read Non-fiction, Mystery, Horror, 

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What is a Beta Reader? 

Beta reader

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An alpha reader or beta reader (also spelled alphareader / betareader, or shortened to alpha / beta), also pre-reader or critiquer, is a non-professional reader who reads a written work, generally fiction, with the intent of looking over the material to find and improve elements such as grammar and spelling, as well as suggestions to improve the story, its characters, or its setting. Beta reading is typically done before the story is released for public consumption.[1] Beta readers are not explicitly proofreaders or editors, but can serve in that context.
Elements highlighted by beta readers encompass things such as plot holes, problems with continuity, characterisation or believability; in fiction and non-fiction, the beta might also assist the author with fact-checking.[2]

Sample Questions for the Beta Reader
 by Jodie Renner

1. Did the story hold your interest from the very beginning? If not, why not?
2. Did you get oriented fairly quickly at the beginning as to whose story it is, and where and when it’s taking place? If not, why not?
3. Could you relate to the main character? Did you feel her/his pain or excitement?
4. Did the setting interest you, and did the descriptions seem vivid and real to you?
5. Was there a point at which you felt the story started to lag or you became less than excited about finding out what was going to happen next? Where, exactly?
6. Were there any parts that confused you? Or even frustrated or annoyed you? Which parts, and why?
7. Did you notice any discrepancies or inconsistencies in time sequences, places, character details, or other details?
8. Were the characters believable? Are there any characters you think could be made more interesting or more likeable?
9. Did you get confused about who’s who in the characters? Were there too many characters to keep track of? Too few? Are any of the names or characters too similar?
10. Did the dialogue keep your interest and sound natural to you? If not, whose dialogue did you think sounded artificial or not like that person would speak?
11. Did you feel there was too much description or exposition? Not enough? Maybe too much dialogue in parts?
12. Was there enough conflict, tension, and intrigue to keep your interest?
13. Was the ending satisfying? Believable?
14. Did you notice any obvious, repeating grammatical, spelling, punctuation or capitalization errors? Examples?
15. Do you think the writing style suits the genre? If not, why not?


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