Beta Reading

Your masterpiece is finally finished! Now what? The next step in your creative process is to engage with a good beta reader. Also known as a pre-reader or critique. Individuals who love books are avid readers, fans of specific genres, eat, breath and dream books. Books and the tales within are so to speak their “poison”, their drug and their ultimate escape. They read so many books that they easily spot inconsistencies, poor flow in the storyline, character flaws, lack in world-building, typos etc.

The beta reader will read your manuscript pre-publication and before you submit it for copy-editing and proofreading. Often saving you money on these services.

The purpose of having your book beta read is to receive a neutral, honest, unbiased, objective opinion of the material. This allowing you as a writer to make the necessary improvements or adjustments before your book is proofread, copy-edited, published and available in the marketplace for your fan base to devour.

Beta Reading Feedback Report covers:

  • Opening Scene
  • Characterisation and Motivation
  • Plot and Conflict
  • Pacing
  • Setting and Worldbuilding
  • Dialogue
  • Craft
  • Overall Impression of the work of art
  • Suggest improvements from a reader’s perspective on mentioned points
  • Pick up on noticed grammar and typos and highlight these (light proofreading and editing)
  • PDF Example below of the systematic methodology used by BookCRITICO to provide feedback to an author.

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Now that you know what to expect, take the next step and place your Beta Reading order with BookCRITICO.

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Order this service here on BookCRITICO. Request a Beta Reading slot and pay conveniently with your debit or credit card, securely using PayPal.

  1. Order your preferred option below
  2. Pay with Pay Pal
  3. Complete the Beta Reading Request Form
  4. Submit your manuscript and proof of payment for processing
  5. Receive confirmation of receipt of order
  6. Order will be processed
  7. Receive feedback and on-time delivery

Rate

The rate charged is US$ 0,0025/wd, which is inclusive of light proofreading and editing, and a comprehensive Beta Reading Report detailing clear actionable recommendations.

 

NOVELETTE: Beta Read up to 10K Words

DELIVERY: 2 DAYS – I will Beta Read your raw manuscript. Make detailed notes and comments in your MSWord file with active track changes. Provide a detailed beta reading report with suggestions for improvement.

$25.00

 

NOVELLA: Beta Read up to 30K Words

DELIVERY: 3 DAYS – I will Beta Read your raw manuscript. Make detailed notes and comments in your MSWord file with active track changes. Provide a detailed beta reading report with suggestions for improvement.

$75.00

 

NOVEL: Beta Read up to 50K Words

DELIVERY: 5 DAYS – I will Beta Read your raw manuscript. Make detailed notes and comments in your MSWord file with active track changes. Provide a detailed beta reading report with suggestions for improvement.

$125.00

If the word count of your manuscript does not match any of the packages, simply message me here, and I will create a custom offer for you.

Transact on a secure Buyer/Seller platform using PayPal.

Looking forward to sampling your work of art!

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