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Beta Availabe & Beta Wanted Elleunamme Maltovia 1 17 Sep 14 12:39 PM
I need a beta! The Wavesinger 1 23 Feb 13 1:08 AM
Looking for a beta! AFriedman 1 03 Oct 07 7:00 PM
An Exercise in Futility (working title) Ethos 1 13 Sep 07 10:59 PM
Such an original title .... beta needed hehe Alassante 1
Adult
06 Apr 07 8:30 AM
Beta, offering assistance if desired Bridellwyn 2 23 Mar 07 10:53 AM
Beta needed Vilwarin 1 27 Dec 06 1:54 AM
Need a beta for a vignette Allee 2 16 Sep 06 11:40 PM
Beta request Bridellwyn 4 31 Jul 06 3:06 PM
Beta Request :) Teleri 3 29 Jul 06 5:20 PM
Help...Beta desired! laureleaf 5 27 Jul 06 9:51 PM
Searching for a Beta Vilwarin 3 24 Jul 06 2:42 AM
Need a Beta oshun 1 21 May 06 4:06 PM
Desperately Seeing Beta! Lessien 1 19 May 06 7:42 AM
Beta requested Evils Hero 2 02 May 06 1:34 PM
Looking for beta... Illwynd 2
Adult
09 Dec 05 9:46 PM
Need an extra beta! Arquen 5 15 Oct 05 8:26 PM
Long-Term Beta requested EbonySerpent 3 02 Oct 05 4:05 AM
Need a beta Rous 5 22 Sep 05 9:07 PM
Beta Available Evils Hero 6 13 Aug 05 12:46 PM
Beta Needed for long, dark Éomer-fic (slightly AU) Katzilla 2 11 Aug 05 12:52 PM
Beta needed for two Gondorian fics Loremaster of Anorien 3 15 Jun 05 7:03 AM
Beta Needed-WIP Thranduil Romance Vanima Greenleaf 1 01 Jun 05 10:47 PM
Need a Beta Reader? Eldamir 6 30 May 05 1:08 PM
Beta needed- be prepared for arty prose Soubrettina 3 18 Apr 05 3:55 PM


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This discussion is a place for authors looking for a beta reader and members willing to offer beta reading services to "try each other on for size". You can use it to form an author-beta pair for either a single story or for a longer term relationship spreading over many stories. You can also use it if you are interested in forming a beta circle of perhaps three to five members who will work intensively together over the long term.

Members interested in offering beta reading services will be able to quickly find story extracts from authors who want betas. New members, who may be unclear what being a beta involves or unsure whether they can be a good beta, can try out the role and receive feedback. You may find it useful to read the research articles Beta reading at HASA and Beta reading samples to understand the different types of beta reading that exist and how beta readers work with authors.

To keep the process comfortable and smooth for participants, this forum will have more structure than most; we ask all involved to read and abide by the rules of the forum. These can be found in the threads How it works - authors and How it works - beta readers. If posts do not adhere to these rules, the poster will be asked to amend them. If the post is not amended, it will be deleted.

A beta relationship will need frankness, but we also remind everyone to please treat each other with civility when undertaking the tricky task of giving and receiving beta advice.


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Last Updated: 17 Sep 14 12:38 PM
Total Messages: 237 Messages
Forum Owner: HASA Workshop