Renaly 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 12-06-08, id: 1763015
Author has written 12 stories | Supernatural, Helix, Hobbit, Teen Titans, and Thor.
β : Renaly is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I am frequently appalled by the number of people who seem to be skipping their high school English classes, even the people who claim to be English teachers. I accept stories with a well thought-out premise, and which follow the mechanics, limitations, and speech patterns of the appropriate universe. I am also a stickler for remaining as close to canon as possible (unless it is a complete AU). I'm good at fixing any spelling or grammatical errors and making sentences fit together in a coherent way.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Grammar (spelling, punctuation, etc.), word choice, voice, sentence fluency, character development, summaries.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
According to my close friend, I can be ruthless when I am pointing out errors. However, this friend is particularly sensitive about this kind of thing, so I remain skeptical. Nevertheless, I do tend to get annoyed when people make careless or common mistakes. Also, if your story is set in older times, such as Victorian era, I'm not sure I'd be able to keep the dialogue in line with the time period.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
If it is romance, I am picky about which pairings I like. If you check my regular profile, I have a list of them all. I also like crossovers, angst, and AUs. Sometimes the rules of grammar can be bent for the sake of stylistic choice. If it is a recognizable change, I will accept it. If it is merely wrong, I will hound you about it until you either fix it or drop me as a Beta.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Mary Sues, death of a beloved character, most crack, "everybody dies" endings. First person point of view annoys me, as it is tricky to pull off well and often not done right.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Cartoon Avatar: Last Airbender
Movie Avengers
Anime Count Cain: God Child
Tv Criminal Minds
Tv Doctor Who
Tv Firefly
Book Harry Potter
Tv Helix
Book Hobbit
Tv How I Met Your Mother
Book Hunger Games
Book Inheritance Cycle
Book Lord of the Rings
Book Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Movie Phantom of the Opera
Tv Sherlock
Book Sisters Grimm
Movie Star Trek: 2009
Movie Star Wars
Tv Supernatural
Tv Switched at Birth
Cartoon Teen Titans
Tv Teen Wolf
Movie Terminator
Movie Thor
Tv Tudors
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Adventure
Mystery
Angst
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Tragedy
Family
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship