How do I split a chapter?

You can split a chapter by clicking the Scissors icon between two paragraphs: A new chapter will then be forged out of the text below the cut mark. Any inline comments will follow along to the new chapter. Any chapter level comments will remain on the original...

Download your manuscript

If you have made changes to your manuscript in BetaReader and want to continue reworking that text somewhere else you can export the new version to a .docx file. Only the author and collaborators can download a manuscript. Readers can only read online or via the...

Managing content versions

Content versions is a concept within BetaReader.io that helps you to differentiate different versions of your manuscript, and to manage which readers can access which version. This is useful if you for example want to A/B test a few different endings. By...

Managing readers

You can invite readers to your work from the Readers tab. Sort readers by name, creation date, when they started reading, when they were last seen, and how far they have reached in your story. Inviting a new reader Step 1 (optional): Create a reader sign-up form. In...

Importing manuscripts

BetaReader.io supports importing a whole book at once, greatly simplifying the process of getting started with your beta. This article describes how to do it from a few popular text editors. Process Export a docx file from your favorite text editor (see how...

Inline images

Sometimes, your stories might include images. While it isn’t (yet) possible to have these images auto-upload from the manuscript uploader, you can always upload them after the fact. Here’s how you do it: Go to the content of your manuscriptGo to...