kurushi 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 08-24-09, id: 2060030
Author has written 35 stories | Harry Potter, BioShock, Labyrinth, Hellsing, Read or Die, Ranma, Dark City, Skip Beat!, Misc. Anime/Manga, Haruhi Suzumiya series, Dresden Files, Dead Like Me, Slayers, Stranger Than Fiction, Boston Legal, Sandman, Utena, Firefly, Final Fantasy XIII, Addams Family, Megamind, Hunger Games, and Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective.
β : kurushi is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I have been writing and reading since early childhood, entering competitions and writing fanfiction. I have proofread academic and profesional creative writing pieces in the past, and have received very positive feedback. Depending on your needs, I can proofread for spelling errors, general grammar, continuity in my nominated fandoms, and general readability. I can cater my feedback to your needs, and am happy to chat about my comments if you need, as well as revisit the same document on /

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I will only beta one fic at a time for now, and currently I do not have anything in my beta queue.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am Australian and am familiar with some Japanese and quite a bit of British culture. If I have written in a fandom, I most likely have a very comprehensive knowledge of canon, though I tend to be 1-3 years behind on new television programs /br /

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I am strong with spelling and grammar, and am quite good at analysing characterisation and continuity issues. I am happy to discuss what kinds of proofreading you need and to make notes in a way that suit /

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I have had experience proofreading documents for an ESL family member, and am happy to work intensively with you if you are writing in English as a second language, whether for fandom or educational purposes. But do let me know what kind of explanations of grammar you want if that is the case.

My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Sadly, I am not as good at proofreading my own work, and my fic can be quite shocking until I've had three or four years to re-visit /

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I have some study and real-world commitments that make me unable to promise to proofread for the entirety of a long chaptered story, though I am happy to try and keep /

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I occasionally need help with Americanism nitpicking, so I may be of less use to non-Americans looking for that kind of /

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While I have dabbled in smut myself, I am not very used to writing or proofreading PWP type stories and am far from /

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I rarely pay attention to real living people, so RPF is something well out of my expertise, though I can always do a basic technical check.

Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Stories longer than 500 words. I have preferences for what I read for fun, but I am honestly happy to look over anything whatsoever, with the caveat of my do not want section below.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Formats that I would prefer not to proofread are drabbles and script formats. Genres: crack and hurt/comfort. Also no character /

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I'm happy to consider anything in context, but there are some things I'm not comfortable with if they are the sole focus of the fic, because they can unsettle me and I won't be in any state to make constructive comments. They are:br /

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Rape/noncon/dubcon. Most kinks involving bodily waste and infantilisation. Incest. Pedophilia/loli/shota. Child abuse. Spousal abuse. Gore. Manipulative mother figures.

Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie Addams Family
Movie Beetlejuice
Tv Black Books
Tv Boston Legal
Anime Cowboy Bebop
Movie Dark City
Tv Dead Like Me
Book Diana Wynne Jones
Movie Dracula
Anime Evangelion
Game Final Fantasy IX
Game Final Fantasy VIII
Game Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
Movie Hackers
Book Harry Potter
Anime Haruhi Suzumiya series
Anime Hellsing
Movie Labyrinth
Movie Megamind
Game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Anime Read or Die
Comic Sandman
Game Time Hollow
Anime Witch Hunter Robin
Game World Ends With You
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Adventure
Mystery
Horror
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Crime
Family
Friendship