A (FRUSTRATING) TRUTH UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED: It is impossible to read your own manuscript with any reasonable degree of objectivity.
While there’s no harm in sliding a Google doc or two your friends’ way—a convenient, safe, and generally ego-boosting option—the value of a critical eye poring over your prose is immeasurable in understanding reader response and perception.
Beta-reads will address the following in a series of tracked comments:
- consistency of tone
- character development
- clear and natural dialogue
- clarity for your target audience
- plot inconsistencies or holes
- structural flow
While this service does not include editing, it may very well include impulsive typo-correcting because I cannot abide them.
For a quote, please send me an email specifying your word count, genre, and any time constraints you may require.