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Offline wannabe1

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Looking for a Science Fiction beta reader partner
« on: October 22, 2013, 07:47:18 PM »
I have almost 60,000 words done on my Science Fiction story. I would describe it as soft-core. There are no space battles or exotic technologies involved in my story. It is a story that brings together a group from our future and a group from our time. Decedents of Earth have settled 23 worlds by the turn of the 25th century. A genetic based disease is claiming millions of lives on all the worlds and medical science is faced with a difficult task of tracking the illness so it can deal with it effectively. This future team is tasked with promoting the study of genealogy so that an otherwise harmless wave in time is created that will bring a more complete family tree record to the future. 25th century scientists will use this 'new' record in order to eradicate the genetic material before it causes more deaths. The team from our time is sent to investigate what turns out to be a resupply craft sent to the team from the future. Ultimately, the two teams exchange information and work together to solve the universal epidemic while not disturbing the normal flow of time. Obviously, this is an early synopsis that really doesn't do the story justice.

I am, of course, more than willing to swap work. I'm hoping to find someone that can point out any and all problems and issues with my story and also any stupid grammar, spelling and punctuation issues. I will be happy to do the same in exchange.

Please send me a private message if you are interested.

Thanks in advance.   :clap:
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Offline PatsFan

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Re: Looking for a Science Fiction beta reader partner
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 11:26:25 AM »
Hello,

Maybe we'd be a good fit for trading chapters - I've got a YA science fiction romance manuscript.  I read a lot of adult science fiction as well, both soft and hard. 

I'm mainly interested in getting second opinions on the plot, pacing, and character development, but if you're interested in doing the nitty-gritty spelling stuff that's great too.  When I edit, I do note spelling/punctuation/grammar as well as the more global issues like plot/pacing/character development.

Send me a pm if you're interested in trading!