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missouridalton
06-02-2012, 08:46 AM
I've got a nearly finished first draft of a YA novel currently sitting at 100K but will wrap at 120K ish. Set in an Irish Steampunk setting with Victorian-esque time period with a plot loosely based on Twelfth Night. (very loose at this point).

First person POV.

amschilling
06-15-2012, 05:51 AM
PM me if you're still looking. I've got a YA spec fic (post-apoc) I'm in betas on if you're looking for a swap. It's pretty violent, tho, so fair warning.

Katrina S. Forest
06-15-2012, 10:45 PM
Just tossing this out there, but are you sure you're ready for a beta after only a first draft? 120k is about twice the length of most YA novels, which makes me think there's a lot of trimming to do before a beta sees it.

Not trying to be critical, just trying to get you the best beta experience possible. If you send it out too early, your beta won't be as useful, because they'll most likely catch things you could've caught yourself.

eatoncrow
06-17-2012, 10:16 AM
I'm interested! PM me.

I can do a line-by-line or I can just gather notes in a separate document, whichever you prefer.