Mikami Yuriko 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 09-29-06, id: 1141149
Author has written 4 stories | Parasite Eve, Tenchu, Valkyrie Profile, and Devil May Cry.
β : Mikami Yuriko is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I believe that being a beta-writer is the other side of being an author. It mirrors and reflects back what we all aim for in this site: to grow as an author; to emerge as a reader with a critical eye that not only has stupendous ability on how to read, pinpoint grammar/vocabulary mistakes, rather, the ability to deeply analyze plot, characterization, visualization of a story/poem. Literary works, whether you are on the writing side as an author or on being the recepient side as the reader requires skills. A person who can read but cannot discern mistakes or interpret hidden meanings within a plot is as useless as an author who writes over tens and thousands of words in a chapter that don't make sense...Hence, I believe that in order to be a good writer, we should be good readers as well. And that's why I've volunteered for this. I believe that by being a beta-reader, it would aid in enhancing my writing.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I have a very critical eye when it comes to grammar and vocabulary. 99% of the time, I will spot your mistakes no matter how thick the paragraph or how minute the error. I specialize in characterization and visualization.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I am rather weak in fight scenes or lightning-quick scenes. I also tend to be a bit overly critical over grammar and vocab that I sometimes overlook errors in terms of continuity of the plot and such.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Romance, Angst & Drama
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I abstain from: YURI/YAOI/SHOUNEN-AI/SHOUJO-AI, Action Fics
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Tv Dark Angel
Game Devil May Cry
Game Fatal Frame
Game Final Fantasy VII
Game Megami Tensei
Game Parasite Eve
Game Tenchu
Game Valkyrie Profile
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for