The Importance of Beta Readers

I know what you’re thinking. “Why is a literary agency writing an article about beta readers?” Well, ’cause having your manuscript beta read prior to querying an agent is really important in order to put your best foot forward. Beta readers can help catch common, easy to fix mistakes such as detail inconsistencies, that you may miss…because believe me, we all know that you have looked over that manuscript until you can’t possibly look at it anymore. (riiiiiiiiiight?) A fresh set of eyes will help immensely in this aspect. Especially if you get the right kind of beta reader for your story. Continue reading