Kurarisa 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 04-16-08, id: 1553373
Author has written 10 stories | Yu-Gi-Oh, Invader Zim, Naruto, and Gravitation.
β : Kurarisa is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I suppose my style is pretty... I wouldn't say brutal, but I'm honest. If I like what you've done I'll tell you, and if I don't I'll tell you. But I do know how it feels to be told your writing is bad, so I'll never say anything like that. Unless it is; my ONE stipulation is literacy. That includes at least an attempt at decent grammar. And for the Lady's sake, don't spam the word "nice".

In all honesty, if I like your story, I will read and re-read that thing till it is perfect!!!!! If I'm not so keen on it, I'll still be pretty thorough, though.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I don't realy know what specific strengths I have... I reckon my main strength is person. Depending what mood you catch me in, I might prefer 1st person or 3rd, but I will beta both, I'm not that weird ^^. I'm better at past tense than present, and I don't suppose anyone writes in future tense much. Except in flashforwards. Which I've got nothing against. But specifically, I don't really know. Sentence structure and grammar, I suppose, and vocabulary... I can't stand it when I read something and it uses the same adjective ten times in the same paragraph. Thesauruses were invented for a reason!!!
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Depending how busy I am, 6th form and all that, I might not have time to read them for a while after I recieve them. I'll try and have all beta-ing done withng ten days of recieving it, but I have work and stories of my own. Also, if I like the pairing enough, I might get a little distracted and not spot errors. But I really do try, I promise.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I will read anything you give to me, yaoi, yuri or het. As a matter of preference, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Tokyo Mew Mew, Loveless, JTHM, Gravitation, Ouran High School Host Club, Naruto, and Fruits Basket are my prefered universes, as I know the characters and settings and I'll be able to see if they're OOC or whatnot.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I Absolutely, Positively, Without a Shadow of Doubt will NOT read script style fics. I am not joking: send me a script and I will just send it right back to you. I won't even look at it beyond seeing that it actually is a script. Obviously, your author's notes can be script, I'm not bothered about that. But seriously, guys, script is for n00bs and people who belong on Quizilla. You got it? NO SCRIPTS.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Tv Allo Allo!
Tv Blackadder
Anime Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan
Tv Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
Tv Doctor Who
Anime Dragon Ball Z
Tv Everybody Loves Raymond
Anime Fruits Basket
Book Good Omens
Anime Gravitation
Anime Haruhi Suzumiya series
Cartoon Invader Zim
Anime Loveless
Tv Mighty Boosh
Anime Naruto
Anime Ouran High School Host Club
Tv Red Dwarf
Anime Sailor Moon
Tv Scrubs
Anime Vampire Knight
Anime Yu-Gi-Oh
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Adventure
Mystery
Horror
Angst
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Spiritual
Tragedy
Crime
Family
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship