Toxic Beta Readers: Avoid Them. Avoid Being One. Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookGooglePinterestLike this:Like Loading... 3 thoughts on “Toxic Beta Readers: Avoid Them. Avoid Being One.” Add yours A great article! I had an experience with this type of reviewer last year and they destroyed my confidence. It took me 3 months to recover. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It can be be very hard. I had a very harsh person that read only my description and the first few pages. They were so cruel that I was read to take my novel down from Amazon and just give up on everything. Thankfully, I had a good friend that was able to talk to me and give me some excellent advice. As authors and writers we can help each other with our craft without tearing each other down. We need to always be mindful of that. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks again, JA. Another good article! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.