Coollizard 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 09-07-08, id: 1687399
Author has written 5 stories | Slayers, Death Note, Sherlock, and Babylon 5.
β : Coollizard is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
When I beta-read, I like to email each chapter back to the author with comments/corrections in red. I will beta-read literally anything, although I do keep fairly high standards. Be warned: I am entirely willing to send chapters back with more red than black. That being said, I try to make sure my critique is as constructive as possible. I will correct any spelling/grammar errors, but I don't shy away from the higher order concerns. If I don't feel like your plot is holding together, I'll tell you so. If all you want is someone to gush over your work, I'm not the right beta-reader for you.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am an excellent proof-reader, and I am fairly good at reworking awkward sentences. Stylistic issues are my forte.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
While I do try to go over higher order writing concerns, I'm not the best person for ironing out timelines or plot problems. I'll try, but I can't promise miracles.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I love adventure, mystery, drama, and basically anything which will get me thinking or keep in suspense. Romance is also good, although I'm rather leery about beta-reading stories where plot takes the back seat to porn (See Not My Cup of Tea). Most of all, I'd prefer stories by writers who really want to improve, and will actually consider my critique.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I'm not very into PWP stories. I'll beta them, but if there are poorly written sex scenes I'm basically going to throw up my hands and leave them be, or maybe send you over to TvTropes. I would prefer not to beta stories that are actually RPG surrogates. Also, please do not ask me to beta-read for you if all you want are compliments about how good your story is. Besides the fact that this entirely defeats the point of beta-reading, it's incredibly frustrating to spend hours trying to help someone who promptly ignores you.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Play 1776
Movie 2001: A Space Odyssey
Play A Doll's House
Play A Midsummer's Night Dream
Book Abarat series
Book Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Book Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Movie Airplane!
Book Alice in Wonderland
Misc Anime X-overs
Book Around the World in Eighty Days
Book Artemis Fowl
Book Arthur C. Clarke
Cartoon Avatar: Last Airbender
Movie Avengers
Tv Babylon 5
Anime Bleach
Misc Book X-overs
Book Brave New World
Movie Brave, 2012
Movie Breakfast Club
Book Bunnicula series
Anime Buso Renkin
Book Cat in the Hat
Book City of Ember
Movie Clueless
Cartoon Cyberchase
Anime Darker than BLACK
Anime Death Note
Book Discworld
Tv Dollhouse
Play Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Book Dr. Seuss series
Movie Emma
Book Ender's Game series
Play Fiddler on the Roof
Book Fire-us trilogy
Book Flatland
Book Forgotten Realms
Book Fountainhead
Book Frankenstein
Anime Fruits Basket
Anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Cartoon Futurama
Book Giving Tree
Misc Greek Mythology
Book H.I.V.E.
Play H.M.S. Pinafore
Anime Haibane Renmei
Book Harry Potter
Anime Haruhi Suzumiya series
Book Heir Apparent
Anime Hell Girl
Anime Hellsing
Book His Dark Materials
Book Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Book Hobbit
Comic Homestuck
Book Inkheart
Play Into the Woods
Anime Inuyasha
Book Invention of Hugo Cabret
Play Jesus Christ Superstar
Book Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Movie Juno
Anime Jyu Oh Sei
Anime Kiki's Delivery Service
Book Last Book in the Universe
Anime Le Chevalier D'Eon
Play Les Misérables
Book Little Prince
Book Lord of the Rings
Anime Lost Universe
Play Macbeth
Play Man of La Mancha
Movie Master and Commander
Anime Matantei Loki Ragnarok
Movie Megamind
Play Mikado
Misc Misc. Books
Play My Fair Lady
Anime My Hero Academia/僕のヒーローアカデミア
Misc Mythology
Anime Nabari no Ō
Anime Naruto
Anime Negima! Magister Negi Magi/魔法先生ネギま!
Misc Norse Mythology
Play Oedipus the King
Anime One Piece
Anime One Punch Man/ワンパンマン
Play Othello
Anime Ouran High School Host Club
Anime Paprika
Misc Parodies and Spoofs
Play Patience
Book Peter Pan
Play Pirates of Penzance
Anime Planetes/プラネテス
Book Pride and Prejudice
Anime Princess Tutu
Anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica/魔法少女まどか★マギカ
Movie Pulp Fiction
Misc Red vs. Blue
Book Robert Heinlein
Play Romeo & Juliet
Book Romeo and Juliet
Play Rosencranz and Guilderstern Are Dead
Book Sea of Trolls
Book Septimus Heap
Play Shakespeare
Anime Shaman King
Movie She's the Man
Tv Sherlock
Book Sherlock Holmes
Book Silmarillion
Anime Slayers
Book So B. It
Anime Soul Eater
Anime Spirited Away
Book Supernaturalist
Comic Teahouse
Cartoon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Comic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Book Through the Looking Glass
Anime Tsubasa Chronicle
Anime Tyrant Falls in Love/恋する暴君
Book Uglies
Anime Uta-kata
Anime Vandread
Play Wicked
Misc X-overs
Anime xxxHOLiC
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for