I had told myself that as soon as I finished the draft of WLHYL I would celebrate by requesting beta readers on my writing group’s Facebook Community. I have literally been excited about doing that for a year and a half now.
When I actually did wake up this morning and I realized I had only dreamed about having no responses I was pretty happy. I was extremely eager to find out if anyone had requested the book so after I had my devotions I checked and… YAY! My dreams were foundation-less and I just spent the last hour and half drafting an email letting the beta readers know what I am looking for and then sending out the first chapter.
This is an exciting new stage of When Life Hands You Lymes and I’m thrilled to have entered it. It’s taken a lot of work to get to this place, but it’s been well worth it. I’m eager to hear back from the beta readers and take WLHYL to a whole new level.
And in case you’re not familiar with writer jargon, a beta reader is: