Author Topic: Seeking beta reader for YA contemporary/coming of age--will gladly swap!  (Read 5090 times)

Offline hesterL

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Hello fellow QTers!  I was lucky enough to find a terrific beta on this board, and I'm trying my luck again :) (Different WIP this time round!)  The basics--the MC is struggling to cope with a lot of challenges in her personal life (mom's gotten in trouble for insurance fraud, boss is sexually harassing her) so she goes on a road trip to find the man she thinks might be her father.  On the way, she has a lot of experiences that transform her self-image and give her hope for the future (it sounds a bit hokey when I put it like this, but hopefully that's not how it reads!)

Please let me know if you're interested, and I'd be happy to do a swap!  I write YA, and with regard to the genres within that category, I love mystery/thriller, horror and contemporary.  I'm not as strong on fantasy, but I'd be glad to give it a try!

Thank you so much in advance!!

Offline mgmystery

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I'm a bit behind at the moment, but if you're still interested in a couple of weeks, I could swap. I write MG, but many of my CPs write YA, so I've seen plenty. Would you mind looking at a MG mystery?

Offline dtam3292

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I would also definitely be interested! I write contemporary/somewhat literary YA (I've had preliminary readers and am currently querying the book, but the more eyes, the better)

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mgmystery and dtam, thank you both so much for replying!!!

mg, I'd be happy to look at a MG mystery!   A couple of weeks from now would be perfect--I'm actually doing a couple of other beta-swaps at the moment, so the timing works well! :)

dtam, I'd love to do a swap--like I said to mgmystery, I'm actually doing a couple of other swaps at the moment, so if you don't mind waiting a few weeks, we could take it from there!

Once again, thank you both so much--looking forward to it!!


Offline dtam3292

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I'm totally fine with waiting; just let me know when!

Offline mgmystery

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Great! PM me when you're ready.

Offline hesterL

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Thank you both so much again!!  :) You'll be hearing from me shortly!!  :up:

Offline weestro

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Re: Seeking beta reader for YA contemporary/coming of age--will gladly swap!
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2018, 07:20:57 AM »
I too would love to swap with anyone willing. I have a contemporary YA and a contemporary MG.

Offline sm_davidson

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Re: Seeking beta reader for YA contemporary/coming of age--will gladly swap!
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2018, 08:34:42 AM »
Good morning everyone.

I am writing a YA fantasy/ coming of age. I would love to start a critique group or swap!

Offline Jackskellington

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I'm interested in a swap. I am writing an mg horror series geared toward boys.