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Would anyone read three chapters for me?
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InescapableDeath · 14/02/2020 13:24

I just want to know if it’s engaging and if you’d want to read on. Nothing more complicated than that.

It’s commercial fiction/women’s fic/romance.

Relatively polished as I’m hoping to submit soon. Shortish chapters - about 6k total I think. Willing to repay the favour.

Mentions death of a young woman (male character is a widower).

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InescapableDeath · 14/02/2020 13:38

I forgot to say please - please!

Have got to the point where I can’t judge my writing any more but I can’t bear the thought of real-life friends reading it and judging me.

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morningcuppatea · 14/02/2020 13:41

I'd happily read it for you, sounds just like my kind of book. I'm not an expert though.

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PipersOrange · 14/02/2020 13:42

I'd love to Smile

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NatureWalk · 14/02/2020 13:43

I'd love too. I love reading. I also.like to write but dont have anything close to being finished yet.

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RedPandaFluff · 14/02/2020 13:44

I'd love to read it too - do you want us to be brutally honest?

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TARSCOUT · 14/02/2020 13:46

I would love to, just my kind of book!

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OrlandoInTheWilderness · 14/02/2020 14:04

Yes I will.

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bananahood · 14/02/2020 14:12

Ooh I'd love to as well. Sounds up my street. I often read pieces of work of friends, not novels but things like reports for work, applications, cover letters, presentations etc.

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shutthedamndoor · 14/02/2020 14:15

Happy to!

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ElfrideSwancourt · 14/02/2020 15:09

I'd love to read it for you.

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InescapableDeath · 14/02/2020 16:10

Thank am sure that’s more than enough thank you! Will just finish throwing snacks at kids then can think about the next bit.

Not sure about brutal honesty. I mean feel free to say ‘it didn’t work for me at all’ but would rather avoid a sentence by sentence deconstruction if that makes sense. And less work for you. Even a ‘I only read to page 2 and got bored’ is fine :)

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RedPandaFluff · 14/02/2020 16:23

I have a two-month-old, @InescapableDeath - feedback will be carefully considered but limited Grin

Looking forward to reading it!

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InescapableDeath · 14/02/2020 16:33

Link sent - feel free to read or not!

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morningcuppatea · 15/02/2020 23:33

Well I managed to read it this morning, my DS started playing up half way through and I had to distract him so I could carry on reading. Your characters are likeable and I enjoyed the twists, I would definitely have kept reading on if I had the book.

I hope that helps and good luck Thanks

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RedPandaFluff · 16/02/2020 09:42

I haven't got to read it yet but I definitely will! Grin

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TARSCOUT · 16/02/2020 09:46

I started but not finished I'll do tomorrow morning when home alone!

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NatureWalk · 16/02/2020 09:47

I'm planning on reading it tonight!

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InescapableDeath · 16/02/2020 10:30

Thank you, very kind @morningcuppatea that's helpful :)

Everyone else, don't worry if you don't get to it, I'm asking you to give up your time for nothing so don't let it hang over your head! I've had a couple of bits of feedback now and feel lucky to have that :)

(but more always useful so not telling you not to do it!)

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waterhorse123 · 07/03/2020 22:55

If you want your work reading and critting by fellow writers join Critique Circle. It's an excellent site that will really help you if you work at it.

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