Author Topic: Wait time for Beta Readers  (Read 1339 times)

Offline rivergirl

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Wait time for Beta Readers
« on: May 14, 2020, 07:54:01 AM »
I’ve got my book out to 11 beta readers and I’ve only heard back from three of them. This weekend will be one month for most of them. Should I reach out with a little push to see how things are going? I feel like if someone agrees to read your book they are avid readers and shouldn’t take forever. Everyone’s thoughts??

Offline jcwrites

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Re: Wait time for Beta Readers
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2020, 11:32:55 AM »
If you've swapped beta reads, yeah, I'd nudge (e.g., "how's it going, am loving yours"). Otherwise, I'd let it slide; radio silence may their way of saying it's not working for them, but they're not keen on saying so directly.

Tough situation.