| nocturnalMusings 's Beta Reader Profile
Author has written 11 stories | Naruto.
nocturnalMusings is a registered beta reader but is currently not accepting beta reading requests: on hiatus/vacation.
nocturnalMusings has left a vacation message:
I'm currently either not online, unable to read stories at this time, or completely uninterested in fanfiction at the moment. Don't panic: I will probably be online again soon.
|Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I have been a member for almost three years now. I have written sixteen stories, and I have written roughly 87,711 words. I am a likable person, who is a moderately well-known fixture in the Naruto fan community.
As a beta reader, I carefully read over any manuscript given to me for spelling errors, grammatical inconsistencies/errors, and general character and plot development. My style is a bit harder to explain...I would like to think that it is very straightforward and to-the-point. I don't sugarcoat things.
Anyone wishing to make use of my services must know that I log on very sporadically, and therefore may not get back to you for months at a time. However, during those months I am busy not only with my own stories but also with art on my deviantART, administrative duties on many role-play forums, and my own novel series. Patience is key with me.
Please send all manuscripts through the DocX application here on Fanfiction. I expect the manuscripts in question to be legible, neatly-typed, and must have chapters clearly marked. I will drop anyone who complains that I am taking too long. If I give you criticism along with the beta'd piece and you cry about something I said, just know that it isn't personal...I'm just doing my job.
|My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am very thorough. I am a nitpicker, so there is a high chance you will get a highly-critiqued work.
|My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I can be blunt almost to the point of cruelty. I tend not to be logged in for long periods of time. If I ignore you, it's because either I'm not online, or I am incapable of getting to your comment/private message/story at that time.
|Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer stories with the canon characters. If it is a fan character paired with a canon, I will not complain, but I will sigh a bit before reading. Pure crack is nice, but I would prefer something with an actual plot and serious storyline. Please check my favorites on my page for a glimpse of what exactly I like in a story.
|Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
No yuri (girl on girl) please. No scripts, nothing with excessively horrible grammar, and ESPECIALLY nothing involving characters that have never interacted within the canon being together (GaaHina? SasuShino? Please no). NO TWILIGHT I BEG OF YOU.
|Content Rating: Fiction K » M
|Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
|Book A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy|
Book Chronicles of Vladimir Tod
Book Den of Shadows
Anime Detective Conan/Case Closed
Anime Faeries' Landing
Anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Book Harry Potter
Book House of Night
|Anime Junjō Romantica|
Game Kingdom Hearts
Anime Negima! Magister Negi Magi/魔法先生ネギま！
|Anime Ouran High School Host Club|
Book Vampire Academy
Anime Vampire Hunter D
Book Vampire Kisses
|Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for