natabrains 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 03-29-09, id: 1883498
Author has written 3 stories | CSI: New York.
β : natabrains is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
Hey everyone!

I have never officialy beta-ed before, but I have proofread stories and essays for some of my friends. Generally, I don't mess with what the author has written unless the grammar or spelling is off. I think that if you start changing words around, then the story loses part of its original flavor. If I feel like something else needs to be changed, I make the suggestion, but after that it is totally up to the author to alter it.

I am usually on my computer almost constantly, unless I am in class so I will be able to work quicly and return the story as fast as possible.

If you have any questions, or if you want me to check your story out; don't hesitate to PM me! I'd love to hear from you.


My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Spelling and grammar are definetely in my strengths, as is attention to detail. I am a rather imaginative person, so I will always be able to supply SOME form of an idea if you ever get stuck.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I read rather fastly so sometimes I miss typos. Not spelling mistakes, just typos, like tehm instead of them. I typically re-read many times and as carefully as possible, but I am only human.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I don't really mind what kind of story it is at all, as long as it is something I am familiar with. If something is not on my list, but you still want me to beta, send me a PM. I have read, watched and listened to a LOT of things so maybe I just forgot to add it.

There is only one one category that I would rather not read (see below). I generally prefer reading and writing canon, but I don't object to other pairings.

Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I would rather not do slash.
Beta Preferences
Language: English & Greek
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Tv Bones
Tv Charmed
Book Chronicles of Narnia
Tv CSI: Miami
Tv CSI: New York
Misc Greek Mythology
Book Harry Potter
Book Hobbit
Book Inheritance Cycle
Book Little Women
Book Lord of the Rings
Book Modern Faerie Tales
Tv NCIS: Los Angeles
Book Pride and Prejudice
Book Robert Langdon series
Play Seussical
Book Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Book Thief Lord
Book Time Machine
Book Twilight
Play Wicked
Book Wicked
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for