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  • Cryoshell Beta Copy

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 154,529 Beta Readers: 0

    Everything changed when they invaded.

    Captured and imprisoned in a desolate scrapyard known as the Graveyard, Kira spent fourteen years scavenging for freedom in their cruel game. Calculating every move, she clawed her way to the top—until it all fell apart.

    When she awoke, she found herself in an unfamiliar...

    Everything changed when they invaded.

    Captured and imprisoned in a desolate scrapyard known as the Graveyard, Kira spent fourteen years scavenging for freedom in their cruel game. Calculating every move, she clawed her way to the top—until it all fell apart.

    When she awoke, she found herself in an unfamiliar environment, rescued by a mysterious man who seemed to know more about her past than she did. As she navigated this altered universe, the truth of her transformation and the changes in the galaxy began to unravel.

    With everyone in the galaxy hunting her down, Kira must uncover why she is the most wanted fugitive. Her only hope is to find her brother, if he survived that fateful day.

    In a galaxy where trust is scarce and danger is always prevalent, will Kira uncover the truth before it’s too late?

  • The Earthspark: Chapter 1

    Primary Genre: Epic Word Count: 2,497 Beta Readers: 0

    I'm looking to make sure this chapter flows well and that the front half meshes well with the second half.

    Thank you!

    Book Summary
    The elements are waking. The primordial Guardians stir. Evil lurks in the shadows, waiting for the one person who can set it free.

    Nienna’s ancestors labeled...

    I'm looking to make sure this chapter flows well and that the front half meshes well with the second half.

    Thank you!

    Book Summary
    The elements are waking. The primordial Guardians stir. Evil lurks in the shadows, waiting for the one person who can set it free.

    Nienna’s ancestors labeled the Earthspark, and everything associated with it, as black magic. After she lands in the heart of an extinct lava chute, she discovers the fabled power is real. And that she’s the first one in over a thousand years to possess the cursed gift.

    As her ill-fated power grows, the number of dark creatures bent on using her power increases. If that weren't bad enough, the Guardians have reappeared, and the elements are on the move. Nienna must choose to embrace the Earthspark or live the rest of her life like a hunted animal.

    However, accepting the Earthspark means her family's greatest enemy may be her only ally in the fight against the rising evil of the Fire Witch. With her choice in the balance, the fate of her people rests on the untried shoulders of Tellidus's second-born and the infamous Guardian of Earth.

  • HOKP

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 2,918 Beta Readers: 0

    General Horror Story Telling

  • Chrysalis and Whips: The Caterpillar

    Primary Genre: Romance Word Count: 47,856 Beta Readers: 0

    Content warning: abuse, language, stalking, homophobia

    Falena Abate is researching the BDSM community for her doctoral thesis. She in introduced to Vergil Takahashi by the owner of the local fetish club, Lady Ivy. The more she learns about the BDSM community with Vergil’s guiding hand the more fascinated she is...

    Content warning: abuse, language, stalking, homophobia

    Falena Abate is researching the BDSM community for her doctoral thesis. She in introduced to Vergil Takahashi by the owner of the local fetish club, Lady Ivy. The more she learns about the BDSM community with Vergil’s guiding hand the more fascinated she is both by it and by him. The more time she spends in the community the more she learns about herself. But will her past get in the way of her future?

  • Complexity of Success

    Primary Genre: Self improvement (Non-fiction) Word Count: 61,221 Beta Readers: 2

    On the edge of order and chaos, exists a developmental framework of human transcendence.

    The Complexity of Success: Your Journey to Exceptionalism is a 61,000-word self-help book based on complexity science and holistic development. Beyond my personal experience of developing and utilizing the attributes of the Complexity of Success, I...

    On the edge of order and chaos, exists a developmental framework of human transcendence.

    The Complexity of Success: Your Journey to Exceptionalism is a 61,000-word self-help book based on complexity science and holistic development. Beyond my personal experience of developing and utilizing the attributes of the Complexity of Success, I have used this framework to achieve personal success and promote this impactful ideology at three prestigious private schools. I now want to spread awareness beyond my restricted capacity to help others navigate a world in decay, including the recent decline in intellectual capacity, emotional stability, ethical standards, social skills, and physical health. I look forward to making this book available to those longing to make lasting and meaningful changes.

    As a new author, I would love to receive general feedback on the concepts, writing style, and flow.

  • Planet Primal (Chapter One beta)

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 6,246 Beta Readers: 0

    This is the first chapter of a novel I’ve recently finished. It’s a science fiction story, set 300 years in the future. It takes place on a game preserve planet, inhabited by dinosaurs. This first chapter introduces one of my main characters: a big game hunter who lives and works...

    This is the first chapter of a novel I’ve recently finished. It’s a science fiction story, set 300 years in the future. It takes place on a game preserve planet, inhabited by dinosaurs. This first chapter introduces one of my main characters: a big game hunter who lives and works on the planet. Any feedback would be appreciated!

  • Arrival

    Primary Genre: Realistic fiction Word Count: 1,237 Beta Readers: 0

    Hi fellow writer! This is the first chapter of my literary thriller. It introduces Ian Page, my hero, arriving in Hong Kong after leaving family in Chicago on Christmas day. I'd love any feedback. No need to pull punches.

  • Secrets and the Sand

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 2,123 Beta Readers: 0

    Give me any kind of details that you find.

  • Lingering Shadows

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 40,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Lucia Pierce killed her mother, or so she thought. She is racked with guilt and nightmares, and marked with scars that remind her of her sin every day.

    Thirteen years later, in the wake of her father's death, Lucia takes ownership of the family home they left behind years ago...

    Lucia Pierce killed her mother, or so she thought. She is racked with guilt and nightmares, and marked with scars that remind her of her sin every day.

    Thirteen years later, in the wake of her father's death, Lucia takes ownership of the family home they left behind years ago – traveling hundreds of miles to start a new life in an old house. She finds the property in a disastrous state, a result of both neglect over time and active destruction by any number of people.

    With a massive job ahead of her, Lucia gets to work right away. Cleaning, sorting, and moving occupy nearly all of her time. As she sifts through what remains of her childhood, Lucia makes a discovery that hints at her mother’s leading dangerous double life and the long-held deadly grudge that remains over her own head.

    Isaac Young finds himself caught in the crossfire as he attempts to be a good neighbor, helping Lucia to both rehabilitate the property and learn to let go of a past created for her by the adults in her life. Will Lucia be able to move forward and forgive herself, or will she double-down on loathing herself in light of what she’s learned about the most important person in her life?

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    I am looking for mainly developmental and story feedback. What makes sense/doesn't make sense about the story, are there areas where it feels lacking or over done, etc. That said, I am open to any and all feedback as I continue to move forward with this project in hopes of finishing it up soon!

  • Tangled Hearts

    Primary Genre: Romance Word Count: 52,643 Beta Readers: 0

    I am looking for feedback on transition as the story progressions and the story overall.