Scribe Of All Trades 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 02-03-08, id: 1491765
Author has written 5 stories | Fairy Tales, and Misc. Movies.
β : Scribe Of All Trades is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I try not to judge TOO harshly. My goal is to help improve the writer. I am here to help YOU. Please expect constructive criticism. I do not believe in sporking or flaming. If I have a problem with something in your story or poem, I will explain to you what it is and make suggestions. I understand the time and effort that you pour into your work. I am a writer myself. But at the same time, PLEASE respect the fact that I am also taking the time and effort to painstakingly proofread your work. Please come to me with an open mind. Stubborn, whiny and/or rude authors need NOT apply and will NOT be tolerated.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am a spelling and grammar Nazi. I excelled in college level composition and creative writing courses, so correct spelling and grammar are definitely my strengths. I also do well with language, fluidity of words, smoothness of phrases, spotting excessive comma abundance, pesky tense changes and typos, helping with character development and recognizing "Mary Sues," "Marty Stus," "Gary Stus," "Angsty Sues/Stus," "Villain Sues/Stus," & "Anti Sues/Stus." Anti-heroes are great! Just look at Jack Sparrow. But when written poorly, they become "Sues/Stus."
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I am not the best with plot developments. It depends on the story and on what the author has written so far. I shall do my best. I'm also not the greatest when it comes to writing "fight scenes". My own have come out pretty boring. Please contact me if you have questions about this or need further information.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer authors that accept that they need help and who also have an open mind.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I'm not really picky. I am extremely open-minded and I am NOT easily offended. I don't like stories that are real preachy and/or trying to "sell" something. Slash doesn't bother me unless I find the pairings highly inappropriate. For further information on character pairings of any kind (slash or otherwise), that I approve of, or DON'T approve of, please contact me. I also don't approve of stories that bash race, nationality, religion or sexual orientation UNLESS it applies to a character's personality/development. But doing it needlessly is uncalled for.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie 10 Things I Hate About You
Tv 10th Kingdom
Play 13
Movie 13th Warrior
Play 1776
Tv 24
Movie 27 Dresses
Movie 28 Days Later
Tv 30 Rock
Movie 300
Movie 3:10 to Yuma, 2007
Play A Chorus Line
Movie A Clockwork Orange
Movie A Knight's Tale
Movie A Little Princess
Tv Absolutely Fabulous
Movie Across the Universe
Book Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Tv Adventures of Sinbad
Book Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Play Aida
Movie Aladdin
Movie Alexander
Book Alexandre Dumas
Book Alice in Wonderland
Movie Alice in Wonderland
Movie Amelie
Movie American Beauty
Book American Girl
Book American Gods
Movie Anastasia
Tv Angel
Book Artemis Fowl
Tv Ashes to Ashes
Movie Atonement
Book Atonement
Movie August Rush
Movie Australia
Play Avenue Q
Movie Back to the Future
Tv Band of Brothers
Book Bartimaeus Trilogy
Movie Batman
Movie Batman Begins/Dark Knight
Tv Beastmaster
Movie Beauty and the Beast
Tv Beauty and the Beast
Movie Beetlejuice
Movie Bend it Like Beckham
Movie Benny and Joon
Book Bible
Movie Billy Elliot
Tv Black Donnellys
Book Black Stallion
Tv Blackadder
Movie Blade
Movie Blues Brothers
Movie Bollywood
Movie Bolt
Movie Boondock Saints
Movie Borrowers
Movie Braveheart
Movie Breakfast at Tiffany's
Movie Breakfast Club
Movie Bride and Prejudice
Movie Bridge to Terabithia
Tv British Comedy
Movie Brother Bear
Movie Brotherhood of the Wolf
Movie Brothers Grim
Tv Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
Tv Carnivàle
Movie Casanova
Tv Catherine Tate Show
Play Cats
Tv Charmed
Movie Chicago!
Movie Chicken Run
Movie Children of Men
Movie Chocolat
Movie Clerks
Book Clive Barker'
Movie Cold Mountain
Book Color Purple
Movie Constantine
Movie Corpse Bride
Book Count of Monte Cristo
Movie Covenant
Movie Coyote Ugly
Movie Craft
Movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Movie Crow
Book Crucible
Tv Crusoe
Movie Cry-Baby
Movie Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Play Curtains
Movie Dangerous Liaisons
Tv Daniel Boone
Movie Darjeeling Limited
Tv Dark Angel
Movie Dark City
Movie Dark Crystal
Movie Darkman
Movie Dead Poets Society
Movie Dear Frankie
Book Dinotopia
Tv Doctor Who
Movie Dogma
Book Don Quixote
Movie Donnie Darko
Play Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Book Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Movie Dracula
Movie Dragon Heart
Book Dragonriders of Pern series
Book Dresden Files
Tv Dresden Files
Play Drood
Movie Duchess
Tv Due South
Cartoon Dungeons and Dragons
Movie Eastern Promises
Book Edgar Allan Poe
Movie Edward Scissorhands
Tv Eleventh Hour
Movie Elizabeth
Movie Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Book Ella Enchanted
Movie Emma
Book Emma
Movie Enchanted
Movie Eragon
Tv Eureka
Movie Ever After
Movie Evil Dead/Army of Darkness
Book Fairy Tales
Movie Fantastic 4
Movie Fifth Element
Movie Fight Club
Movie Finding Nemo
Movie Finding Neverland
Book Firebringer Trilogy
Movie Flicka
Book Frankenstein
Tv Freaks and Geeks
Movie Fried Green Tomatoes
Movie From Hell
Cartoon Gargoyles
Book Gemma Doyle Trilogy
Movie Gettysburg
Tv Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Movie Ghostbusters
Movie Gladiator
Movie Gosford Park
Movie Green Mile
Cartoon Gummi Bears
Movie Hairspray
Play Hairspray
Movie Hancock
Movie Happy Feet
Book Harry Potter
Movie Hedwig and the Angry inch
Tv Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Tv Heroes
Movie Hidalgo
Tv Highlander
Cartoon Highlander: The Animated Series
Book His Dark Materials
Book Hobbit
Cartoon Homestar Runner
Tv Horatio Hornblower
Movie Hot Fuzz
Movie House of Flying Daggers
Tv House, M.D.
Book Hunchback of Notre Dame
Movie Imagine Me & You
Play In the Heights
Movie Indiana Jones
Book Inheritance Cycle
Play Into the Woods
Cartoon Invader Zim
Comic Ironman
Movie Island
Movie It's a Wonderful Life
Tv Jack of All Trades
Cartoon Jackie Chan Adventures
Cartoon Jane and the Dragon
Book Jane Eyre
Play Jesus Christ Superstar
Book Johnny Tremain
Movie Journey to the Center of the Earth
Movie Juno
Movie Jurassic Park
Movie Just Like Heaven
Movie Kate and Leopold
Movie Kevin Smith
Movie King Arthur
Movie Kingdom of Heaven
Book Kite Runner
Movie Krull
Movie Kung Fu Panda
Movie Labyrinth
Movie Last of the Mohicans
Movie Last Samurai
Book Last Unicorn
Movie Last Unicorn
Play Legally Blonde
Movie Legend
Tv Legend of the Seeker
Play Les Misérables
Book Les Miserables
Movie Let the Right One In/Låt den rätte komma in
Tv Life
Movie Life is Beautiful
Tv Life on Mars
Movie Lion King
Tv Little Britain
Book Little House series
Movie Little Mermaid
Play Little Shop of Horrors
Book Little Women
Book Lloyd Alexander
Movie Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Book Lord of the Rings
Tv Lost
Movie Lost Boys
Tv Lost World
Book Louis Lamour
Movie Love Actually
Movie Magnificent Seven
Movie Mallrats
Movie Mamma Mia!
Movie Man in the Iron Mask
Movie Master and Commander
Movie Memento
Book Memoirs of a Geisha
Tv Mentalist
Movie Merlin
Tv Merlin
Movie Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
Book Michael Crichton
Movie MirrorMask
Misc Misc. Books
Misc Misc. Movies
Misc Misc. Plays/Musicals
Misc Misc. Tv Shows
Play Miss Saigon
Movie Mists of Avalon
Movie Monty Python
Movie Moulin Rouge
Movie Mummy
Play Music Man
Tv Mystic Knights
Movie Napoleon Dynamite
Movie National Treasure
Movie National Velvet
Movie Ned Kelly
Movie Neverending Story
Book Neverending Story
Book Neverwhere
Movie Newsies
Book Night at the Museum
Movie Nightmare Before Christmas
Movie No Country for Old Men
Play Once on This Island
Movie Painted Veil
Movie Pan's Labyrinth/El laberinto del fauno
Movie Paris, je t'aime
Movie Patriot
Book Pendragon
Book Peter Pan
Movie Peter Pan
Movie Phantom of the Opera
Book Phantom of the Opera
Movie Pineapple Express
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean
Movie Pocahontas
Tv Pretender
Movie Prince of Egypt
Movie Princess Bride
Movie Princess Of Thieves
Play Producers
Tv Providence
Movie Push
Tv Pushing Daisies
Movie Quills
Movie Ratatouille
Tv Reaper
Movie Rebecca
Book Redwall
Movie Reign Of Fire
Play RENT
Tv Road to Avonlea
Movie Road to Eldorado
Tv Roar
Movie Rob Roy
Book Robin Hood
Tv Robin Hood BBC
Movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Movie Role Models
Movie Roman Holiday
Tv Rome
Movie Sandlot
Book Scarlet Pimpernel
Play Screenplays
Tv Scrubs
Book Secret Garden
Book Series Of Unfortunate Events
Play Seussical
Play Shakespeare
Movie Shakespeare in Love
Movie Shanghai Noon/Night
Movie Shaun of the Dead
Book Sherlock Holmes
Movie Shoot 'Em Up
Movie Shrek
Movie Signs
Book Silmarillion
Movie Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Movie Sixth Sense
Movie Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Movie Sky High
Movie Sleeping Beauty
Book Sleepy Hollow
Movie Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella
Movie Slumdog Millionaire
Movie Smokin' Aces
Tv So Weird
Movie Someone Like You
Book Song of the Lioness
Tv Sons of Anarchy
Movie Spirit
Play Spring Awakening
Movie Stand By Me
Movie Star Wars
Movie Stardust
Movie Strictly Ballroom
Movie Sweeney Todd
Movie Talented Mr Ripley
Book Tanith Lee
Movie Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Book Thief Lord
Play Thoroughly Modern Millie
Book Time Machine
Tv Tin Man
Movie Titan A.E.
Movie Titanic
Book To Kill a Mockingbird
Tv Torchwood
Movie Trainspotting
Movie Transformers
Book Treasure Island
Movie Treasure Planet
Movie Troy
Book Tuck Everlasting
Movie Underworld
Book Unicorn Chronicles
Tv Upstairs Downstairs
Tv Valentine
Movie Van Helsing
Cartoon Veggie Tales
Movie WALL-E
Movie Wallace and Gromit
Movie Wanted
Movie Water Horse
Book Watership Down
Movie West Side Story
Play Wicked
Book Wicked
Movie Wicker Man
Movie Willard
Book Witch of Blackbird Pond
Tv Witchblade
Book Wizard of Earth Sea
Movie Wizard of Oz
Book Wolf Moon
Book Woman in White
Tv Worst Witch
Movie Wrestler
Book Wuthering Heights
Movie Wyatt Earp
Tv X-Files
Movie X-Men: The Movie
Tv Xena: Warrior Princess
Movie Young Guns
Tv Young Hercules
Tv Zorro
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Poetry
Adventure
Mystery
Horror
Parody
Angst
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Spiritual
Tragedy
Western
Crime
Family
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship