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Before you publish: Making the most of your manuscript review

You found your beta reader (critique partner), and you’ve just received comments on your writing. Now what? Before you read your reviewer’s comments, keep in mind that a manuscript critique is just one part of your overall writing process: it will take some time to absorb, evaluate, and act upon the feedback you’ve been given. 1,524 more words

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Before you publish: Finding your beta readers

“Beta reader” is a relatively new term — borrowed from “beta testing” in the high-tech industry — but the concept is an old one. Since long before the computer was invented, creative writers have depended on a few trusted readers to give feedback on a work in progress. 1,471 more words

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