CherriesandRoses89 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 01-19-07, id: 1201784
Author has written 10 stories | Naruto, Harry Potter, and Prince of Tennis.
β : CherriesandRoses89 is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I like to beta a piece of work as if I was a reader looking at it for the first time online after it has been published. I find that it helps to pretend that I'm not a critic but some anonymous reader. Also, I like it that I can picture the whole thing in my head as if it were a movie I was watching with my inner eye in my mind.

From the other fanfic's I've read before, I find that I'm very particular about grammar and spelling, as well as the format of the writing.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I'm quite good at grammar and spelling as well as sentence construction. Elaborate decription is definitely my forte (or so I've been told).
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I tend to bend towards a certain genre or style of writing which probably impales slightly my ability to look at other writing styles in a fair manner, but I'm working on it.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I like stories that don't vary too much from the original. Obviously there are many changes when inventing fanfiction, but I find that I don't fancy too much those that totally change the aspect of a character. But inventiveness and originality are great, after all, canon can get boring sometimes. :)
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Yaoi and Yuri not so much my cup of tea, although I've read a few. Also, I don't like those stories writtenin a very informal way with mobile text and chat shortcut spellings. Oh, and those that are written with a lot of A/N's in between too. Those, frankly are very distracting - if the grammar and spelling were not annoying enough already (despite the fact that the plot might have some potential). So if you're story is written something like: "So Sasuke said Fuck you Naruto and then went out on his bike to Kiba's place oh and before that he met a drunken Neji at ichiRaku rAmen ..." etc. etc., PLEASE do NOT ask me to beta your story.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Anime Bleach
Anime Death Note
Book Harry Potter
Book Lord of the Rings
Anime NANA
Anime Naruto
Anime Prince of Tennis
Anime Saiunkoku Monogatari
Movie Stardust
Book Twilight
Anime Vampire Knight
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Poetry
Adventure
Mystery
Angst
Suspense
Fantasy
Spiritual
Tragedy
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship