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  • Breezy CH 1

    Primary Genre: Magical realism Word Count: 4,046 Beta Readers: 0

    First chapter of an episodic LGBTQ series.

  • Saenoval

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 20,000 Beta Readers: 1

    The action-packed tale follows several characters in a vast, medieval fantasy setting. The main characters range from elves, to halfling, humans and humanoid creatures with animal features.

    These are the first two parts of a three part novel.
    The world map can be seen here:
    https://inkarnate.com/m/bZkMp6--greater-simanorion/
    I am also working...

    The action-packed tale follows several characters in a vast, medieval fantasy setting. The main characters range from elves, to halfling, humans and humanoid creatures with animal features.

    These are the first two parts of a three part novel.
    The world map can be seen here:
    https://inkarnate.com/m/bZkMp6--greater-simanorion/
    I am also working on concept art for the series, which will consist of 5 novels.

  • Silenced Key

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 70,000 Beta Readers: 0

    First time novelist looking for feedback.

    Summary:
    Doug Anders has had a rough 2 years. He lost his job. His girlfriend and is living at home with his parents. All he has at the moment is Amateur Radio and his friend, Carl; who he talks with over the radio.
    One...

    First time novelist looking for feedback.

    Summary:
    Doug Anders has had a rough 2 years. He lost his job. His girlfriend and is living at home with his parents. All he has at the moment is Amateur Radio and his friend, Carl; who he talks with over the radio.
    One day during a chat...Carl is murder. Doug makes it his mission to find Carl's killer. In the hunt for Carl's killer, Doug finds out many of Carl's secrets. Doug attracts the attention of foes from both the past and the present who are hellbent on real-world harm.
    Will Doug catch the killer? Will be stop him from conducting a terrorist attack?
    Please read further to find out.

  • Third World Survival Guide by Waqar A. Mishwani

    Primary Genre: Self improvement (Non-fiction) Word Count: 24,203 Beta Readers: 0

    Description:

    You need to think on your feet.

    If you are living anywhere outside Europe, North America or East Asia-and were not born with a golden spoon in your mouth-then you most likely think of your dreams and ambitions as unrealistic.

    But are they really?

    If you know anyone who...

    Description:

    You need to think on your feet.

    If you are living anywhere outside Europe, North America or East Asia-and were not born with a golden spoon in your mouth-then you most likely think of your dreams and ambitions as unrealistic.

    But are they really?

    If you know anyone who made it out of the rat-race, you know they are no different from you. No more hard working, determined or intelligent. What did they get right?

    In the Third World Survival Guide, you will learn:

    1. The specific challenges of various developing countries, from South America and the Pacific Rim to the Indian Ocean and the Islamic World

    2. Success stories from these countries-people who made it, from soldiers and academics to salaried professionals and business owners

    3. Things all successful people share-the Universal Principles

    4. Things successful people from the hard parts of the world share-the Lesser Known Principles

    5. How you can apply this knowledge to your life, whether you are unemployed, running a failing business or stuck with a job that barely pays

    Like all things in life, survival-when the wind is blowing against you- and success-when opportunity arrives- depend on timing, decision-making and knowledge. These three skills always trump straightforward hard work, determination or intelligence.

    This book will not develop critical life skills for you-that's your job, and your duty to yourself. What it will do is show you the different paths other people took to get out of the hell that was their lives. You decide which way you go, and when.

    Make this book the beginning or a step in a journey, rather than an end in and of itself. Keep moving-no matter what happens-in the direction you have chosen at the end of this book. At some point along the way, you will see why even the powerful and wealthy never underestimate the sheer potential of the ordinary man and woman, from the ordinary parts of the world.

  • Prologue - The Traitor's Daughter

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 2,500 Beta Readers: 2

    The Traitor's Daughter is a gritty medieval fantasy with elements of political intrigue, romance and magical realism thrown in. If you like multi-POV stories with strong female leads, ominous prophecies and character-driven plots - then this book is for you!

    I'm currently looking for beta readers for my prologue. I...

    The Traitor's Daughter is a gritty medieval fantasy with elements of political intrigue, romance and magical realism thrown in. If you like multi-POV stories with strong female leads, ominous prophecies and character-driven plots - then this book is for you!

    I'm currently looking for beta readers for my prologue. I am happy to critique the work of others in return, especially if they are writing within the fantasy or sci-fi genres.

    If you are interested in doing some beta reading for the rest of the novel, then please get in touch.

  • Heroes & Harbingers

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 79,336 Beta Readers: 0

    Synopsis: A death harbinger with a heart of gold and a legendary Irish warrior doing community service are both teachers at a magnet public high school specializing in magic in Jacksonville, FL. When it turns out their student is this century's Chosen One, they have to work together to make...

    Synopsis: A death harbinger with a heart of gold and a legendary Irish warrior doing community service are both teachers at a magnet public high school specializing in magic in Jacksonville, FL. When it turns out their student is this century's Chosen One, they have to work together to make sure the destiny chosen for her by the Council of Pantheons isn't a death sentence.

    I'm looking for anything that could drag the plot beats or confuse a reader. Also want to get an idea of what demographics this would appeal to. This is a shorter SFF novel. I want it to be a nice fun read and wrote it specifically to appeal to teachers looking for a quick escape from reality, but now I'm wondering if this has come off too YA.

  • Boy of Light and Dust

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 64,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Dayin Jackon had to escape his city, Riverton. He discovers that his parents were not who he thought they were and that even HE isn't who he thought he was.
    He learns that there are bad people looking for him and that if he wants to keep living his life...

    Dayin Jackon had to escape his city, Riverton. He discovers that his parents were not who he thought they were and that even HE isn't who he thought he was.
    He learns that there are bad people looking for him and that if he wants to keep living his life the way he wants to, he needs to learn to control his magic. And most importantly, run.

    I would really like feedback on the coherency of the novel as a whole, as well as where there are plotholes or things that don't seem to meet up as well as they should.

  • Gift from Herr

    Primary Genre: Other fiction Word Count: 943 Beta Readers: 0

    A new name, grammar check, is there any tension? was the resolution ok?

  • The Formost

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 87,975 Beta Readers: 8

    Sixty-six million years ago, there was a species called Pectinodon formosus, a type of raptor dinosaur that had built a civilization, unparalleled by any before or after it. They called themselves the Krekata. But not even several hundred thousand years of development could save them from the apocalyptic event that...

    Sixty-six million years ago, there was a species called Pectinodon formosus, a type of raptor dinosaur that had built a civilization, unparalleled by any before or after it. They called themselves the Krekata. But not even several hundred thousand years of development could save them from the apocalyptic event that was approaching.

    Except the radical new discovery of time travel. Hundreds of their kind have left, using portals in time to find a new home. None have returned.

    Kra e Tac, a young member of the Krekata, finally signed up, not expecting anything to come of it. But he will find what no one else had found and lived to tell about.

    He will find us.

  • The Edge of Night

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 33,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Noah Rapizario is searching for clues about the disappearance of the world's most dangerous warlock. In her search, she stumbles upon secrets of her own organization that threaten to tear London apart in a war of humans and supernatural creatures.

    I would like to know if readers find the story...

    Noah Rapizario is searching for clues about the disappearance of the world's most dangerous warlock. In her search, she stumbles upon secrets of her own organization that threaten to tear London apart in a war of humans and supernatural creatures.

    I would like to know if readers find the story engaging and if there are any parts that drag or are boring. Also any nitpicks about grammar/punctuation are welcome!