The Beta Blog
Nathalie is the indie writer who wants to try every step of the publishing process.
We started BetaReader.io because we needed a better way to test books, but what we built turned out to be very helpful for testing any kind of story. So it wasn’t all that surprising that New Forest Film Co, a film and TV series production company, decided to use the...
Ehrlin Publishing was one of our earliest beta testers, and also one of the first customers to sign up for a paid plan after we launched. Their history and success, with millions of copies sold to date, is tightly tied to beta reading, so we were naturally curious...
Okay, so #NaNoWriMo is over. What happens now?
#NaNoEditMo, of course!
But before that, you should let your brain and heart rest for some time. Not just because you deserve it after pushing your late night limits for thirty days straight, but because your story does. First (and second and third) drafts need to be revisited with fresh eyes, and the best way to do that is by looking away for a while. Write something else, or just go to sleep. When you wake up again, we’ve got your editing effort covered with these five handy tips.
How to make those 50,000 words from #NaNoWriMo really count. This article explains how you can make your story succeed once you’ve pushed through National Novel Writing Month.
Want to read read one of the classics and try out our platform at the same time? Here’s your chance!