Alice O'Shea 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 08-10-09, id: 2042272
Author has written 3 stories | Death Note, Hunger Games, and Old Magic.
β : Alice O'Shea is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
As a betareader, my goal is to make your stories as good as they can be. I want to help and to give as must honest advice as possible. I know that I would want someone to be honest with me but not brutal, so that is how I would treat others. I look for grammatical errors and keeping characters in 'character', as long as I'm familiar with the original work. I also make sure that the story is not boring or too obscure. And I have no expectations as to what you give me and promise to be open minded and not bias.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am best at writing in first person, but I also enjoy third person occasionally. My betareading follows in the footsteps of my writing, of course. The more dramatic and action packed it is the faster I can read and the better I will be able to give an opinion. I am also excellent at writing/betareading in either boy or girl's point of view.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I am horrible at keeping characters in 'character'. I always want to change his or her personality into one that I like to write about, but over time I have gotten better at knowing when the character is heading in the wrong direction.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I would prefer to read sweet romances with some action in them and preferably no smut. But I am also fine with just action, as long as it doesn't have too much gore. Comedy is very enjoyable, as is science fiction.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Nothing too steamy, angsty, or gory.
Beta Preferences
Language: English & Latin
Content Rating: Fiction K » T
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Book Alex Rider
Book Alice in Wonderland
Anime Barajou no Kiss/薔薇嬢のキス
Anime Beast Master/ビーストマスター
Book Beastly
Book Blue Bloods
Anime Castle in the Sky
Anime Dengeki Daisy/電撃デイジー
Book Ender's Game series
Anime Fruits Basket
Book Gallagher Girls
Misc Greek Mythology
Book Harry Potter
Book Hoot
Book Host
Movie How to Train Your Dragon
Anime Howl's Moving Castle
Book Hunger Games
Book Incarceron series
Book Inheritance Cycle
Book Inkheart
Anime Kiki's Delivery Service
Anime Kitchen Princess
Anime Maid Sama!
Book Maximum Ride
Book Old Magic
Anime Ouran High School Host Club
Book Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean
Book Romeo and Juliet
Anime Romeo × Juliet
Anime Sailor Moon
Cartoon Scooby Doo
Book Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater
Anime Tsubasa Chronicle
Book Twilight
Book Vampire Academy
Anime Wish
Anime Yu-Gi-Oh
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Drama
Adventure
Mystery
Parody
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Spiritual
Family
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship