Check out this post from the Samantha House Blog on her beta reader experience.
So a few weeks ago I put the call out for beta readers for the first chapter of my manuscript A Balance of Secrets. It was one of the most scary and exhilarating things I have ever done. I am being completely 100% serious about this. It was to the point where my best friend ordered me to have adult drinks on stand by while we read the responses together. Whether the responses were good or bad, she knew I’d need something to cope with the anticipation. God help me when I finally publish the freaking thing.
Firstly was the harrowing thought that no one would actually want to be a beta reader for me. It took a bit for someone to bite (not helped by the fact that I first posted about it at some ungodly hour of the morning), but then I had a number of willing beta…
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