Looking for a critique partner listings, April 19th 2013
aldreaalien – SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
I’m planning to self publish and have reached the Beta Reader stage for my Adult Science Fantasy story (58,000 words long).
Feedback is needed mostly on plot, pacing, characters and, since its the first of four novels, the ending.
Koral was born a product of genetic manipulation and knew little of the world beyond the steel walls of home. Until, on one unhappy night, he flees into the desert. But the sands he must brave are full of more than mere monsters.
This is a world ruled by instinct, where innocence is drowned in blood. Here, men are sacrificed to the great Serpent God Lorric only to emerge as the most feared killers on the planet.
With the god’s sights set on turning him into a legend, Koral must sacrifice himself to survive and become … The Rogue King.
The first chapter can be found here: http://thardrandia.blogspot.com/p/the-rogue-king-first-chapter.html
If you’re interested, or want more details, message or email me: aldreaalien (at) yahoo.co.nz
jadziab – YOUNG ADULT
I am looking for a straight-up beta reader or two for my current WIP. I don’t want line critiques at this point, just someone to read my entire book and answer some questions upon finishing it.
My WIP is a YA sci-fi that rests heavily in the contemporary genre. Some agents and readers have told me it lacks world-building (I think because of the contemporary aspect), so I’d love feedback on what works or if I need to ditch some of the contemporary/our time stuff and make it really different.
I’d be willing to do the same in return for whoever–read the entire book and answer some questions, or possible critique a MS. My schedule is pretty tight right now, so critiquing a MS would take me a bit longer than just reading it.
Check out my profile for more information on the project I’m looking for feedback on, and a little more about me.
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