Monthly Archives: June 2016

New Projects (Beta Reading)

As many of you have seen my reading has been put on hold with exception of audible books for the last couple of weeks.

The reason for this is that I’ve taken the opportunity to beta read for an author friend of mine.

I’m thoroughly enjoying the experience of working with the author to provide feedback on a first (rough) draft of their book. Seeing the book evolve from a rough draft to a more polished draft has been quite the entertaining and enlightening experience.

I’ve learned a few lessons in beta reading (both past and present), and there are some that I was taught before I ever beta read. I thought I would pass some tips along.

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A Spy’s Devotion by Melanie Dickerson

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A Spy’s Devotion
Melanie Dickerson

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Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson

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Mitosis
Brandon Sanderson

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MacKenzie Fire by Elle Casey

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Shine Not Burn
By Elle Casey

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Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

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Steelheart
By Brandon Sanderson

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Fallen Light by Benjamin A. Sorensen

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Fallen Light
Benjamin A. Sorensen

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