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Lately I’ve been asked to beta read and critique for a number of writers in quite a few genres, not all of which I am familiar with.
Beta reading is rarely done by professional editors (unless you happen to be personal friends with some) but is often done by other people with an interest in writing or reading.
Critiques similarly may be done by people well published, unpublished, or who are primarily readers not writers or a bit of both.
When picking someone to critique you need to think about what it is you are looking for? That will help you find a good match.
I’m trying to do the best I can to give people feedback that will help them make their work shine and say what they want it to say. I consider myself both a writer and a reader with a high…
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