Some Thoughts on Advance Reading (Part 2)
In a previous post I talked a little about the process of being an Advance Reader for an author. So this time around I thought I might talk a bit about what that actually means for me as a reader of fantasy, science fiction and genre literature. The pros and cons of the job, if you will.
From a fan perspective this sounds like the world’s greatest job… you get to talk to/meet/e-mail/have dinner with authors whose work you love, you get to read the books well in advance of publication, and… very occasionally… they may make some changes to the book based on your opinion. What’s not to love? It is a fan’s dream.
However, as with any job there are a couple of downsides.