MegaTJ 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 02-20-10, id: 2263703
Author has written 19 stories | Fairly OddParents, Pokémon, Calvin & Hobbes, Soul Eater, Ed, Edd n Eddy, and My Little Pony.
β : MegaTJ is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
As a verteran writer of almost five years now, I strive to make sure all can be comfortable with their talents. I am judge-free and welcome all requests no matter the writing level of the author.

I believe in helping writers perfect their skills, so as of the date of this profile update, my Betas will opperate as such:

Upon accepting a Beta request, I will read, improve, and give advice on up to five chapters maximum. After that the requesting author must use the tools that I provide along with my advice and suggestions to write and proofread at least two chapters by his or herself. I will look at these chapters, but will only highlight the incorrect areas for the author to fix alone.

Once I find the chapter is acceptable, I will return to proofing and correcting the chapters sent, but with less active corrections and more suggestions.

At ten chapters, I will judge whether or not the story still needs a Beta and if not, will congratulate the author for improving so much that I am no longer needed.

This being said, this does not mean that I will stop reading the work. I may request that the sender only publish the chapters and I will become a reviewer rather than a Beta Reader to provide comments on what would hopefully be a successful story.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I have an eye to spot many things, but what I particularly excel in is seeing just what a story needs to live. I can see and I know how to fix a dying story. It's my special talent. My grades regarding English, Language Arts, and Writing Composition have never fallen bellow a high B, so I am also albe to help with any and all questions regarding writing.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Lately, I've had a habit of overlooking tiny mistakes as I've come to only search out the big ones. As a writer, I tend to have redundancy strike left and right, but can usually correct this while leaving sentences in the simplest form and in effect make my writing choppier than a butcher's knife.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I like to hang around the romance section. Particularly, I like the stories with fluff, and deep, complicated plots. I generally discourage one-shots, but will take a look regardless.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I've become sort of lenient since becoming a Beta Reader, but still have several big issues.

I absolutely will not provide authors with material to copy and paste. If at any time I feel my efforts to better someone's writing skills are being used to correct mistakes and nothing else to pass my work off as another's will result in the immediate withdrawal of the Beta. I am here to help others, not write for them. I have my own things to write.

First, I tolerate nothing sexual. This includes but is not limited to: direct/indirect references to sexual intercourse, innuendos, scenes featuring nudity, or excessive/inappropriate flirting.

Second, unnecessary violence and profanity will land a Beta on the other side of the door.

Third, I do not Beta Read for "slashfics", "flamefics", etc. This is a respectful community of authors. Leave that for blogs and Facebook.

Fourth, there are many, many others that I do not read and will be addressed if necesarry.

Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K Only
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Game Ace Combat
Cartoon Adventure Time with Finn and Jake
Cartoon Alvin and the chipmunks
Cartoon Amazing World of Gumball
Comic Calvin & Hobbes
Game Devil May Cry
Cartoon Ed, Edd n Eddy
Cartoon Fairly OddParents
Anime Familiar of Zero
Cartoon Invader Zim
Anime Kekkaishi
Cartoon My Little Pony
Anime Naruto
Game Pokémon
Anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica/魔法少女まどか★マギカ
Cartoon Regular Show
Game Sonic the Hedgehog
Anime Soul Eater
Game Super Smash Brothers
Misc Vocaloid
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for