Disintegrating Vortex 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 12-12-06, id: 1180975
Author has written 9 stories | Fullmetal Alchemist, and Death Note.
β : Disintegrating Vortex is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader

Err... that was probably a mistake... if I've ignored you, FORGIVE ME! HERE IS SOME OF MY STEAMED LIVER IF THAT WOULD MAKE YOU FEEL ANY BETTER :(

So, betaINGGG. My main focus/area of expertise is Le Grammars. Of course plot, characterization, etc are important as well, but I've seen WAY too many great fics with a lotta potential get tied up in the basic errors that are so easy to fix! Let me HELP you, for God's sake! That's what I'm HERE for!

Bottom line: "You can be smart, you can be dumb... or you can have good spelling."

PS: Although it says "K-M", take that to mean in my case "M only". I mean, really. If you have to post a K fic, get the hell out. :0 (I'm kidding. Fics of all ratings are good, but don't feel like you have to censor your fic just 'cos you're under 18! Power to tha [underage] peeps! XD) haha, I've left the ranks now O_o ... Awkward dragon. RAWR!

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Like I said, spelling and grammar. I mean, even if you're the slightest worried about those in your fic, I'd be happy to look it over for you. I tend not to care as much about plot and characters (although those are important), as long as it makes sense.

(I don't want to list "porn expert" under this, but I might have to. *beats head on wall*)

I've noticed a lot of people have trouble with connotation- that is, not the literal meaning of a word, but the subconscious meanings associated with it. I consider myself fairly expert in this, so call me if you think your writing seems "off" or just plain needs spicing up! HEYY~ WE GOT A THESAURUS, IT IS OUR FRIEND~~!

-ALSO: Tell me in your request how much of an ass you want me to be about your fic. Do you just want the grammars ironed out, need help with plot/story, need help with word choice and mood? TELL ME, MAN! Otherwise... I dunno. O.O

My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Now, if some of you actually bother to read some of my stuff up there... haha. It's terrible. I direct you to the small writing at the top where it says when I wrote those. Several years ago. Yes, well. I pray that I have improved since then. -_- (HA HA HA! WE WERE ALL 15 ONCE, RIGHT...? /cower)

I'm also the person who completely forgets minor details in series/stories. But I'd be willing to look them up to help someone. ^.^

(..."Perfection is the pursuit of perfection"? There is SO much wrong with that statement, in terms of rhetoric... T_T) /distracted...

Oh, yeah, that brings me to something else... I have school, and other crap, and computer access isn't so easy for me. So don't feel offended if I don't answer back in a few days... or... weeks ;;o-o I try to prioritize beta jobs, but sometimes... stuff just gets in the way, y'know? (Lame excuses D= Punishment... scratch wounds from a hot needle that won't heal... or something like that.)

ALSO TELL ME IF I'M GETTING TOO MUCH UP IN YOUR CREATIVE LICENSE, YO! I can be a bitch. Sorry. Don't let me bully you. Lol.

Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Yaoi (AKA ghey) /heart/

Also psychological/horror stuff is my secret love...

-(Horror + yaoi? YES!) (pretty much the only stuff I'm reading nowadays)

GAY WOMEN (like mee!) are also love and win. (Where is all the good femmeslash on ff? Srsly, am I just missing it, or what?)

Shota is totally worshipped. (Num.)

Incest=WINcest. (You know you want to write it... ¬_¬)

Alright, I relent. Straight pairings are okay, too, as long as there isn't any actual sex. Holding hands I can deal with... as long as it's canon! (Or at least not a LOL BOOBS SHE IS HAWT FOR DIS ONE GUY)

And, well, just have some freakin' TASTE with any pairing, willya? Try to think of the characters as PEOPLE, like your FRIENDS that you CARE about, not just sexy avatars for whatever creepy little play you wanna put on. (...)

Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
No hetporn, plz. Also no over-the-top OCs, AKA Mary Sue/Gary Stu. =) (Gonna regret putting this, but I HAVE seen some OCs that are really well handled, fit right in, etc. Again, HAVE SOME TASTE.)

...Even if I don't personally like it, I'll try to beta your fic to the best of my ability. MEOW~!


Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Anime +C: Sword and Cornett
Book 1984
Anime Ai no Kusabi
Anime Aishiteruze Baby
Book Alice in Wonderland
Anime Alichino
Book Artemis Fowl
Cartoon Arthur
Anime Azumanga Daioh
Anime Bakuman
Anime Bokke-san/ぼっけさん
Anime Boy's Next Door
Book Catch-22
Book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Anime Chobits
Book City of Ember
Anime Clamp
Book Coraline
Anime Count Cain: God Child
Anime D N Angel
Anime D.Gray-Man
Anime Death Note
Book Diana Wynne Jones
Book Discworld
Anime di[e]ce
Anime Dolls/ドールズ
Anime Doubt/ダウト
Anime Dramacon
Anime Eerie Queerie
Anime Ergo Proxy
Book Evil Genius
Anime Faeries' Landing
Movie Flushed Away
Anime Fujoshi Rumi: Mousou Shoujo Otaku Kei
Anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Anime Furi Kuri: FLCL
Game Gaia Online
Anime Genshiken/げんしけん
Anime Gokusen
Book Good Omens
Anime Gorgeous Carat
Anime Gravitation
Anime Haibane Renmei
Anime Hana-Kimi
Anime Haré+Guu/ジャングルはいつもハレのちグゥ
Book Harry Potter
Anime Hellsing
Anime Hidamari Sketch
Book His Dark Materials
Book Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Anime Hōrō Musuko/放浪息子
Movie Inception
Movie Incredibles
Book Inheritance Cycle
Anime Inuyasha
Cartoon Invader Zim
Anime Kakurenbo/カクレンボ
Anime Katekyo Hitman Reborn!
Anime Kiki's Delivery Service
Game Kingdom Hearts
Anime Koucha Ouji/紅茶王子
Anime Kuroshitsuji
Anime Kyo kara Maoh!/今日からマ王!
Anime Legal Drug
Anime Let Dai
Book Lord of the Flies
Book Lord of the Rings
Anime Loveless
Anime Ludwig Kakumei
Anime Megatokyo
Movie Men In Black
Movie MirrorMask
Misc Misc. Anime/Manga
Anime Monster
Anime MPD-Psycho/多重人格探偵サ
Anime Muhyo & Roji
Anime Mushishi
Anime Naruto
Book Neverending Story
Anime Nightmare Inspector: Yumekui Kenbun
Anime Nobuta wo Produce
Anime Okane ga Nai
Anime Only the Ring Finger Knows
Anime Ouran High School Host Club
Anime Pandora Hearts
Anime Paprika
Anime Paranoia Agent
Anime Peacemaker Kurogane
Game Persona Series
Anime Pet Shop of Horrors
Anime Princess Princess
Anime Ranma
Book Redwall
Anime RustBlaster/ラストブラスター
Anime Sensitive Pornograph/センシティブ・ポルノグラフ
Anime Serial Experiments Lain
Anime Soul Eater
Anime Spirited Away
Movie Sweeney Todd
Anime Switch/スイッチ
Anime Sword of the Stranger
Anime Tactics
Cartoon Teen Titans
Anime Texhnolyze
Anime Togainu no Chi/咎狗の血
Anime Tokyo Mew Mew
Anime Tyrant Falls in Love/恋する暴君
Anime Urusei Yatsura
Anime Vassalord
Anime Whisper of the Heart
Book Wicked
Anime Wish
Anime xxxHOLiC
Anime Yotsuba&!/よつばと!
Anime Yu-Gi-Oh
Anime Zombie Powder
Anime Zombie-Loan
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for