| mysticLegend11 's Beta Reader Profile
Author has written 15 stories | Inheritance Cycle, Prince of Tennis, Bleach, Yu-Gi-Oh, Naruto, Supernatural, Lord of the Rings, Dragon Age, Legend of the Legendary Heroes/伝説の勇者の伝説, and Hunter X Hunter.
β : mysticLegend11 is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
|Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I am absolutely brutal with a red pen--although more with original stories than fan fiction. I guarantee you that you will not find a single returned page without a red mark on it. I will accept everything that the author put more time into creating than me into editing. Although I've only been editing for over a year, I know what I'm doing, at least more often than when I don't. ;P
My only expectation is that the author will listen (although not agree) to my advice and show improvement in the areas that I highlighted.
|My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
1. I check my e-mail multiples times everyday, so I guarantee you a quick return (maximum of two days.) If I don't reply, the chapter probably landed in my spam folder.
2. I am very opinionated, so I will offer critiques in both the writing style and the plot. If you have any problems or questions about plot (pacing, organization, characterization) or prose (diction, syntax, conventions), I will be happy to answer.
3. When checking for grammatical and spelling errors, I sometimes deviate into grammar lessons and occasionally refer to my aesthetic sense of beauty, so correct me if I make a mistake.
4. I am very familiar with OCs and epic stories. As with vignettes, mostly relating to canon characters, I have not shown the same proficiency with.
|My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
1. I personally fail at writing canon, although I've been improving steadily.
2. I subconsciously tend to avoid AU, for some reason, so I may not be familiar with those.
3. I tend not to have a lot of patience and don't often emphasize the areas in which the author is doing well--but I'm working on it.
|Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer OC stories, although I will often settle for canon parody. As for everything else, as long as it doesn't butcher the art of literature, I'll work with it.
|Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Explicit yaoi, yuri, slash and het make my eyes bleed. (Emphasis on the explicit. I tend to be pretty liberal as long as it's not NC-17.) As with Sues, if it's born out of ignorance, I expect the author to improve. If not, then I politely decline (unless it's a parody.)
|Language: English & Spanish
|Content Rating: Fiction K » M
|Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
|Anime Absolute Boyfriend|
Anime Cat Street
Anime Eureka Seven
|Anime Fairy Tail|
Anime Hikaru no Go
Anime Howl's Moving Castle
Book Inheritance Cycle
Anime Last Exile
Tv Legend of the Seeker
Anime Midnight Secretary/ミッドナイト・セクレタリ
Book New Jedi Order
Anime Prince of Tennis
Anime Samurai Champloo
|Anime Skip Beat!|
Movie Star Wars
Anime Vampire Knight
|Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for