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ryannj5
02-22-2011, 07:33 PM
Looking for a Manuscript Swap? We could start with the first 3 chapters and see how it goes.

I am seeking a beta for my 85k word womenís fiction. It has family saga/romantic elements and takes place during WWI. I have had a few betas read it, and then I edited based on their feedback, so you won't be dealing with a first draft.

I am looking for someone with a critical eye to give me feedback in the following areas:
- Provide specific constructive criticism on overall story, plot, character development
- Dialogue (is it believable? Does it sound too contemporary?)
- Pacing (Iíve heard it moves too fast)
- Help with any problems you spot, word choices, sentence structure
- And most importantly: Provide honest feedback with the storyís best interest at heart.

What I can do for you:
- I love to read and will provide you with detailed feedback. I usually find myself reading YA, romance, womenís, or mainstream. (no MG please)
- I have a critical eye and tend to ask why a lot. I will dig into things that arenít sitting right with me as a reader. I will let you know where the holes are, and what I want more of or less of.
- I will point out grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.

If you are interested, please PM me!

ryannj5
03-05-2011, 04:50 AM
Thank you everyone! I have three great betas!! :) I heart AW.