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Subject: aspiring author seeks your help
Date Posted: 4/26/2009 10:59 PM ET
Member Since: 10/12/2007
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So I am chasing a dream and wtiting a book  that I have had in my head for a couple of years. I just attended RT Convention and a 3 of the autors I spoke to and reviewed my forst 9 chapters think I have a stong idea and loved what I have done so far.

 

I NEED BETA READERS! Someone who will read the as I finish chapters and give me UNBIASED & HONEST feed back. PM me if you would like to help me out by being a beta reader. (I am hoping for 5-7).

 

I created a mini sample Trailer (Tossed it together in 10 minutes so let me know what you think) for the book (at the advise of a well known author) and you can see it on youtube.com (here is the link):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmOlDvr8T4E&feature=channel_page

Date Posted: 4/26/2009 11:12 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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Have you checked the Writer's Forum?  The fact that you have several typos in this post makes me an automatic veto.  I'll throw books at the wall if there is typos.  No one should ever hand me an ARC if they want to live.

Date Posted: 4/28/2009 6:03 PM ET
Member Since: 1/14/2009
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EmilyKat is being a bit harsh about typos -- especially considering her response contained three of them.

=)

 

Date Posted: 4/28/2009 10:44 PM ET
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Hey, I know I'm not a writer.  And I know enough about myself to know that I should never read an ARC.  I think editors are a VERY important part of the publishing industry.  Anyone who cuts editing to cut costs is a fool.  And I'd throw their book at them.

Date Posted: 5/14/2009 10:02 PM ET
Member Since: 4/9/2009
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I have no interest because of your siggy...

Subject: Critter
Date Posted: 5/18/2009 5:34 PM ET
Member Since: 5/17/2009
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Critter.com is set up to do just that!! I, too, am currently "trying" to write a book and plan on signing up to critters as soon as my first draft is done. Check it out!!