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Beta-Readers is a dating service, but for your writing. We match authors and beta readers based on writing abilities and writing interests.

What is a beta reader?
A beta reader is an experienced writer dedicated to helping another writer improve by providing a cross between edits and a critique. You can learn more by reading these two beta reading tutorials: Authors and Beta Readers.

Want to Join?

First read through these mandatory links:
:bulletgreen: Rules and Submission Guidelines
:bulletgreen: Frequently Asked Questions

If you are still interested, you can either fill out the provided Profile, and submit them as a deviation to our Profiles Gallery Folder
:bulletblue: Beta Readers: Beta Reader Profiles
:bulletblue: Authors: Author Profiles

OR, you can choose to be paired by staff and complete the Surveys:
:bulletblue:Beta Readers: Profile Survey
:bulletblue:Authors: Profile Survey
Please note, both of those links go to Google Docs and are safe links

Testimonials

Beta-Readers is a wonderful group. Not only does it help pair beta readers and authors together based on personality, and other specifics, they also are able to form friendships between betas and authors. It is a wonderful experience for all that join the group. It is highly encouraged if you are a serious (or maybe not so serious) author. Please, check it out.

Gin-Nee
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My reader, dangel88, is wonderful. She's honest, spots errors, and doesn't hold back. You guys did a wonderful job picking her out for me.

forbiddenhero
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I'm part of a wonderful, working partnership. My beta-reader is responsive and gives me helpful feedback. I feel my grammar is improving.

Elentari412
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I'm really happy with my beta pairing, it was amazing you could come up with someone so similar and yet different to me, and so soon. I'm sure me and my beta will have a great time and will have a great friendship at the end of it all. Thank you. :)

Tama-Tenshi

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Help Wanted!

Wed Nov 27, 2013, 10:59 AM
Well, it's happened again.  We've lost a few admin and unfortunately, that means we've fallen behind on matching up authors with betas.  So let's see what we can do about this problem!

If you've got extra time on your hands, and you're not sure what to do with it, send us a note with the following:

Bullet; Black How much time you'd be able to give to Beta-Readers ?
Bullet; Black Why you'd like to join the staff?
Bullet; Black What experience do you have with beta reading?
Bullet; Black Are you willing to take your match making job seriously? :stinkeye:

The match making position isn't hard, it's just a bit time consuming.  It requires us to go through all the surveys sent in and carefully matching up authors with betas and then sending out notes to successful matches.  We'd like to bring in two more deviants, so if you have the time and want to help out, send in the note.  If you've got questions about it, feel free to note the group or GrimFace242 directly.

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SolidMars Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you guys still open? just wondering...
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isac123 Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hello,

I signed up for a beta a month and a half ago but haven't heard anything yet, any luck?
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:iconbclement117:
Hello, I have already made a profile on Beta-Readers and I am looking for a Beta-Reader that would help me with fixing up my prologue of Hybrid. Can anyone help me?

My profile,
beta-readers.deviantart.com/ar…
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Are you still behind on pairing up the writers and betas?
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Grim-Grief Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm looking for a Beta- Reader who can look at my One Piece fan-fiction and yes, it's yaoi and MPREG. 

The pairing is Law/Ace. Would anyone be willing to help me? I have the prologue and the first chapter already written and I'm willing to post it in my Stash if that's easiest, but I'd prefer to work over Skype.

My Skype is TheBigAnimation, if anyone adds me there please tell me that your from this group and saying that you'd like to work with me 'because you saw my etcetc'. 

Thank you so much! I don't mean to be bother by advertising D : 
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