| ilovekyosohma 's Beta Reader Profile
Author has written 14 stories | Fruits Basket, and Inuyasha.
β : ilovekyosohma is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
|Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I will only read stories about things I am familiar with. I will offer an objective opinion on your story, tell you what I feel needs to be changed to improve the quality of the story, and check grammar, spelling, and punctuation. I'm sorry, but I can't take on too many jobs at once, so if I'm swamped, I may not be able to read your story immediately, but I will try to get around to it as fast as possible if you'd still like me to read it.
|My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am very good at proofreading. I can tell pretty well whether a romance will appeal to readers. I have been reading fanfiction for a long time, and I have a fairly good knowledge of cliches and traditional approaches and mistakes. If I like a story I will complement it in a way that tells what exactly it was I liked, and if I didn't like it I will supply my opinion on what can be done to change it.
|My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I am not very good at sensing what a writer means to convey, and I might dislike some portion of a story if I fail to recognize what it was the writer intended to say to the reader with it. Other than that, I would say my main weakness lies in my inexperience as a betareader. I don't have a lot of practice, but I learn quickly.
|Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I very much enjoy gushy romantic fics. I also like random humorous ones, and I have written several of these myself. I like stories outside of the norm, with things happening in them you wouldn't have originally expected. I like to read in general, so most stories are acceptable.
|Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I don't like Angst fics as much as others, although I've written a couple. I'll read them, no problem, but they aren't my preference. I also don't like to read stories that go on for 20 or 30 chapters where nothing really happens, and I probably won't accept a story if it seems it will turn out like one of those. I don't do Mary-Sues who aren't accepted as Mary-Sues. If your story is about you or your friends or some girl in our world who gets all the Sohmas, fine, whatever. But some long lost Sohma girl nobody knows about who mysteriously appears is Not My Cup Of Tea.
|Content Rating: Fiction K » M
|Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
|Book Artemis Fowl|
Book Bartimaeus Trilogy
Tv Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
Anime Card Captor Sakura
Anime Castle in the Sky
Book Dalemark Quartet
|Book Diana Wynne Jones|
Book Ella Enchanted
Book Fairy Tales
Anime Fruits Basket
Anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Book Harry Potter
Anime His and Her Circumstances
|Anime Howl's Moving Castle|
Book Inheritance Cycle
Book Keys to the Kingdom
Anime Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch
Anime Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
Book Old Kingdom/Abhorsen series
|Anime Ouran High School Host Club|
Book Peter Pan
Book Series Of Unfortunate Events
Anime Spirited Away
Anime Tokyo Mew Mew
Book Young Wizards
|Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for