What is the difference between an Alpha Reader, Beta Reader or Critique Partner?
How can you help a writer?
Do you read a lot?
Do you have an opinion?
Then you have a lot to offer a writer and here's how.
Writers need feedback before a manuscript is completed. A reader is invaluable to a writer and even if you’re not a writer, you have an opinion.
Readers can provide all or just some of the critique points. Also, while they will discuss some of the good things they like about the story, the goal is to have a reader you trust that’s completely honest. One who is willing to point out problems and say “hey, this does not work for me.”
The Alpha Reader
- An alpha reader can be anyone who enjoys reading, and doesn’t need to be a writer.
- Alpha readers look at the big picture, help through roadblocks, and prod the writer so they…
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