Winifred.Cleaves 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 03-17-10, id: 2292662
Author has written 5 stories | Alice in Wonderland, 2010, Pirates of the Caribbean, American Gods, and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West.
β : Winifred.Cleaves is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
An avid reader, I am constantly assessing what I read without meaning to. I find it difficult to ignore obvious mistakes in grammar and spelling. There are quite a few fics where this hasn't mattered as much to me, due to the storyline being so engrossing. However, I am of the firm belief that if you're going to write something, you should give no one a reason to give up after the 100th mistake in chapter 10. br /

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I would read through the story/chapter first, point out anything that sticks out, and give notes on spelling, grammar and suggestions for sentence structure.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Making a piece flow, through word choices, alliteration and avoidance of the word 'said'.br /

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Good with grammar - for instance 'their', 'there' and 'they're'.br /

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Always trying to improve, willing to learn.

My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Too critical of what I write myself. Makes it difficult to get any of my stories off the ground.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Shorter ones, at first. Any rating is fine.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
If there's proper romance and storyline, that's fine. But nothing that is just smut for smut's sake.

Absolutely no underage sexual themes, please.

Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Tv 12 Monkeys
Game BioShock
Game Dragon Age
Game Elder Scroll series
Game Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Book Harry Potter
Tv Versailles
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for