| samshair 's Beta Reader Profile
Author has written 22 stories | Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Final Fantasy VII, Angel, Firefly, and Chuck.
β : samshair is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
|Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
As a beta, I intend to make sure people are not only in character, but that you have a good, understandable, grammatically correct fan fiction to publish! When editing stories, I like to read over it a few times, take the opinion of the writer, and myself on the story, before trying to change anything. My expectations are very simple. One: Be able to accept criticism on original charactersbr /
Two: Be fairly confident in their style, and not be relying solely on my judgments and suggestions.br /
Three: Be willing to thank me for my work at the top of the story, once it is posted!
|My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Well, honestly, my expertise is as a geek. I know all there is to know about TV shows, anime, or books, if I like it. Keeping everyone in character, getting timelines straight, and stuff relating to the fandom itself. Of course, I should also be good at stuff like grammar and actual writing structure. I am. I enjoy writing comedy and drama, so I have a good eye for that kind of story.
|My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Weaknesses include: I'm not THAT experienced. I'm a bit of a perfectionist, so reading over a short story could take me longer than it would others. I tend to be biased towards certain pairings in stories, which usually leads to me not wanting to edit a Cloud/Aerith story, for example. And finally, I spell colour with a 'u'. Yeah, I'm Canadian. Some people may find they don't want their American writing to have British spelling in it...
|Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I would like to beta for comedy, drama, romance, and any kind of drabble. I enjoy reading over OC stories, just because, so yeah. Also, I don't know if I'm supposed to say this, but I only know a certain amount of fandoms. Probably meaning just under 100. No, it doesn't include Naruto.
|Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I don't want to beta for yaoi, unless it's canon (i.e: Kurt Hummel, or Willow/Tara or Kennedy). It's not that I hate you, it's just I'm not a big fan of that kind of story.
|Content Rating: Fiction K » T
|Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
|Movie 13 Going on 30|
Movie 17 Again
Anime Azumanga Daioh
Tv Big Bang Theory
|Misc Buffy X-overs|
Tv Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
Anime Death Note
Game Final Fantasy VII
Book Harry Potter
Game Harvest Moon
Anime Howl's Moving Castle
Anime Kiki's Delivery Service
|Game Legend of Zelda|
Anime Ouran High School Host Club
Comic Pearls Before Swine
Anime Spirited Away
|Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for