BrokePerception 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 03-01-08, id: 1513221
Author has written 307 stories | CSI: Miami, Bones, Twilight, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Harry Potter, Raise Your Voice, Grey's Anatomy, Matilda, Dirty Dancing, Worst Witch, Lois and Clark, Prison Break, Xena: Warrior Princess, Nanny McPhee, Love Actually, Junior, Last Chance Harvey, House, M.D., Zone Stad, Greek Mythology, 24, Mythology, Silence of the Lambs/Hannibal, Reader, Stepmom, Changeling, 2008, CSI: New York, Jane Eyre, My House in Umbria, Devil Wears Prada, Come As You Are/Hasta La Vista!, Keeping Mum, Downton Abbey, Woman in Black, Clash of the Titans, 2010, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, L Word, Pretty Little Liars, Once and Again, Pirates of the Caribbean, Charmed, Maleficent, Heroes of the Storm, Orange Is the New Black, Lost, Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, 100, Wentworth, Star Wars, Fear the Walking Dead, Orphan Black, Suits, Warcraft, De Buurtpolitie, and Shadowhunters.
β : BrokePerception is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
To my own distress, I've come across quite a lot of sloppy fanfic since I began to read it. I began to write myself, then beta in an effort to contribute to the existence of well-written, realistic fanfic. (I often wonder whether some writers actually like what they've written themselves... ) I've learned from experience that it is often difficult to see your own mistakes - especially when you're really into your story. I make mistakes, too. However, I'm often really good at catching those in the work of my fellows. I've already beta read a lot of fanfic in the last eight (!) years; I've never seen a writer unhappy after I beta read for them - not that I know of. br /

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As a beta reader, I try to balance between being thorough and gentle. If I've been sent a chapter that is exceptionally atrocious, find that I'm unable to work on a piece without being harsh, fume while I read... I'll return the story or chapter to the author, without hesitation, and I will include the reasons why I feel I can't do the job. I'm not a spell check. Having a beta reader doesn't mean you, yourself, don't have to write to the best of your abilities prior to sending it anymore... Believe me, I'll /

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I do try to make the writers see where and why this and that is not correct or could be better in my personal opinion. I tend to highlight mistakes in certain colors to enable them to see what sort of mistake they have made: grammar, spelling... My efforts go to helping the writers as a whole, help them learn - rather than fix a story or chapter only. Therefore, I manage to have great patience. If necessary, I'll repeat what's incorrect and why multiple /

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I am a Master in Criminological Sciences and have a few music degrees. From 2012 to 2014, I worked with Project Team Beta.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Beta experience! Formatting. Consistency. Spelling. Grammar. Capitalization. Punctuation. Characterization. /

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I am rather fast, too.

My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I don't really feel like I can 'correct' any kind of poetry, since it is so very personal.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I've got no preferences.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Homophobia. Unoriginal storylines.
Beta Preferences
Language: English & Dutch
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Tv 100
Tv Big Bang Theory
Tv Bones
Tv Charmed
Tv CSI: Miami
Tv CSI: New York
Book Devil Wears Prada
Tv Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman
Tv Fear the Walking Dead
Tv Game of Thrones
Tv Ghost Whisperer
Misc Greek Mythology
Book Harry Potter
Tv House, M.D.
Book Jane Eyre
Tv L Word
Misc Mythology
Tv Once and Again
Tv Orange Is the New Black
Tv Orphan Black
Tv Pretty Little Liars
Tv Wentworth
Tv Worst Witch
Tv Xena: Warrior Princess
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