Be a TWG Beta Reader
Make a Difference for an Author!
The Authors & Members of TWG are always looking for people to beta-read their works-in-progress.
Could That Person Be You?
TWG Beta Readers receive special genre-specific opportunities from authors. These assignments range from beta reading to special missions.
What is a Beta Reader?
A great beta reader offers detailed feedback on plot, characters, clarity and pacing - delivered in a timely manner. In short, authors want feedback on a book about to be published before publication. Beta readers are an important part of the publishing process and can make books better!
TWG Beta Readers Qualifications
- Must Be An Avid Reader
- Fluent In English.
- Basic Grammar Skills
- Have the ability to constructively explain why a scene or character did or didn’t work for you.
- Being able to understand what makes a good book – such as plot and character development, voice, pacing and structure.
- Reliable Computer/Internet Access. Able to respond to emails in a timely fashion.
- Willing to read, complete, and sign a non-disclosure agreement.
- Must be able to read entire novel or manuscript and complete Beta Reader questionnaire within two weeks.
What are the benefits of being a TWG Beta Reader?
- First to read new material.
- Choose books in genres you like. Authors want to hear from Target Readers.
- Being acknowledged in books for which you read as a Beta Reader.
- Special Beta Reader giveaways, gift cards, and opportunities.
- Action Adventure
- New Adult
- Non-Fiction - General
- Science Fiction
- Womens Fiction
- Young Adult
- Other - Mix Genres
- Chap Books
- Self Help
- Religion, Spirituality & New Age
- Prayer Books