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  • Mark of the Pirate - Mark Morgan at ARTS book 1

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 88,000 Beta Readers: 0

    7th grader Mark Morgan loves school like a root canal without anesthesia. The constant bullying and boring classes fulfill every nightmare until he accepts an invitation to attend the most advanced technology school in the world, a place where dreams come true.
    Once there, he finds the school delivers that...

    7th grader Mark Morgan loves school like a root canal without anesthesia. The constant bullying and boring classes fulfill every nightmare until he accepts an invitation to attend the most advanced technology school in the world, a place where dreams come true.
    Once there, he finds the school delivers that promise, playing practical jokes, hunting for Missouri River Pirate treasure, joining a robot combat team with classmates who don't hide when they see him. Unfortunately, a senior bully also picks on him only partly due to Mark making a fool out of him on occasion (okay, make that all the time).
    Then the bully's girlfriend tries to involve him in a conspiracy theory of strange disappearances only she and the mysterious Grendel know are happening and after her, he's the next to go and no mad scientist, haunted doll or rocket-powered yellow buffalo can save him...
    ...and she might be right...except for the buffalo part...probably...

  • At the Heart of the Game

    Primary Genre: Realistic fiction Word Count: 84,400 Beta Readers: 1

    A fastpitch softball pitcher faces the ultimate challenge her first year in college. But inside every girl is a fighter, so let the rally begin...

    Dear reader, this contemporary fiction with a sweet romance has a high-school-to-college-aged main character. I'd like to know if there are places that are too...

    A fastpitch softball pitcher faces the ultimate challenge her first year in college. But inside every girl is a fighter, so let the rally begin...

    Dear reader, this contemporary fiction with a sweet romance has a high-school-to-college-aged main character. I'd like to know if there are places that are too slow, and whether you would recommend this for young adult or adult fiction. Thank you so much!

  • The Blood and the Infinite

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 14,000 Beta Readers: 3

    This is the first 30 or so pages from my book The Blood and the Infinite. I am still in rough draft mode but I would love some feedback on pacing, imagery, grammar, and dialog.

  • The dynamics of enquiring

    Primary Genre: Othere Non-fiction Word Count: 19,000 Beta Readers: 0

    advice and guidance

  • Last Exit In New Jersey - Part 1

    Primary Genre: Mystery Word Count: 36,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Looking for feedback on characters and pacing. Thanks!

    Nice young ladies really shouldn’t be dumping bodies at sea. Then again, that isn’t stopping Hazel Moran, and she can’t figure where anyone got the idea she was nice to begin with.

    Raised aboard her father’s aging schooner and riding shotgun in...

    Looking for feedback on characters and pacing. Thanks!

    Nice young ladies really shouldn’t be dumping bodies at sea. Then again, that isn’t stopping Hazel Moran, and she can’t figure where anyone got the idea she was nice to begin with.

    Raised aboard her father’s aging schooner and riding shotgun in their old 18-wheeler, there’s little on the road or water that she can’t handle; it’s her people skills that need work. Normally that isn’t an issue – behind the wheel of a Kenworth most people tend to leave her alone. But when Hazel and her father become the targets of some unsavory characters hunting for her blue-haired cousin, their stolen tractor-trailer truck and a delivery that never arrived, she knows it’s time to heed a lesson learned from her favorite hard-boiled paperbacks: playing nice will only end in tears.

    For ten sweltering days Hazel navigates the Garden State’s highways and shorelines, contending with a suspiciously wealthy stranger, white trash, Born Agains, appliance salesmen, an unstable stalker and his curiously troublesome companion. It’ll take all her ingenuity, not to mention some fishing tackle and high voltage, if Hazel hopes to protect her family and unravel this tangle of greed and betrayal. And anyone who gets too close, no matter their intent, will discover just how dangerous Hazel truly is as she sets in motion a twisted plan to uncover the truth, settle some scores, and if possible not wind up dead in the process.

  • 'Til Death Do us Part- Ep.1

    Primary Genre: Mystery Word Count: 1,786 Beta Readers: 1

    Hey guys! I am looking for all sorts of feedback on how interesting it is, how can I make the story clearer, and grammar, punctuation, and more. Please submit feedback for whatever reason you see fit! When reading, please keep in mind that there is a murder scene in this...

    Hey guys! I am looking for all sorts of feedback on how interesting it is, how can I make the story clearer, and grammar, punctuation, and more. Please submit feedback for whatever reason you see fit! When reading, please keep in mind that there is a murder scene in this chapter. Reader's discretion is advised.

  • The Lost Fairy Princess

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 46,988 Beta Readers: 1

    With most of the book I would like to know if the characters were well developed and likable. And if there is anything that I could explore further, what parts were boring, and what are the books strengths and weaknesses.

    In Chapters 5, 8, and 14, I have a sub...

    With most of the book I would like to know if the characters were well developed and likable. And if there is anything that I could explore further, what parts were boring, and what are the books strengths and weaknesses.

    In Chapters 5, 8, and 14, I have a sub plot where Henry, Juda, and two knights go out looking for Dawn. I want to know how I could develop them more.

    I am open to any other suggestions as well!

  • In Daylight

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 114,000 Beta Readers: 1

    I'm looking for feedback on description and overall story thoughts. This is a YA contemporary fantasy with heavy romance.

  • Celina

    Primary Genre: Othere Non-fiction Word Count: 20,000 Beta Readers: 0

    They say stories don't die unless everyone forgets; I say some of them run and scrape and bite, never to be forgotten.

    I want feedback about the overall feel of the story.

  • Hero's Code: Chapter 1

    Primary Genre: Crime/detective Word Count: 2,046 Beta Readers: 2

    Anything that can help me improve and suggestions please leave them down as well as how to use better vocabulary.