Peggiegg 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 07-10-02, id: 231302
Author has written 5 stories | CSI.
β : Peggiegg is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I'm a former English teacher who has a very difficult time reading stories written in "texting" format! I became a Beta because many good ideas and stories were just too difficult to read. I will only Beta stories on programs or subjects with which I am familiar. Usually, I prefer to correct grammar/spelling and highlight the changes in a different color. With storyline/character concerns, I will skip a line or two, add my comments/concerns and highlight my addition in a different color/font, for ease in reading and/or deleting by the author. I'm not very good with poetry, so I will decline to beta poetry.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I'm a grammar and spelling maven - those are my strongest points. Clarity in dialog (who said what), and continuity of character is very important to me.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I don't do well with "bubblegum" stories, that is, stories written about established characters, but deal with storylines that are impossibilities, such as portraying a group of characters whose ages span 20 years, as all having been in high school at the same time.

Somtimes real life gets in the way and I can't turnover a story fast enough for an author.

Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
TV shows: CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: New York, House, The Mentalist, JAG, Magnum, P.I., The Good Wife, Law & Order (the original program), Warehouse 13, Fringe, Star Trek (the original series), Highlander, Numbers, Bones, older TV shows from the 60's and 70's.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Stories that defy established "canon". Stories that are so poorly written, that to beta them would be to totally re-write the entire story for the author, becoming a ghost writer. I feel that's not a Beta's job.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Play 1776
Play A Chorus Line
Tv Avengers
Tv Bonanza
Tv Bones
Tv Criminal Minds
Tv CSI: Miami
Tv CSI: New York
Play Fantasticks
Play Fiddler on the Roof
Tv Highlander
Tv House, M.D.
Movie Indiana Jones
Book Jurassic Park
Play King and I
Tv Law and Order
Play Les Misérables
Tv Lie to Me
Tv MacGyver
Tv Man From UNCLE
Tv Matt Houston
Tv Mentalist
Play Music Man
Play My Fair Lady
Tv Numb3rs
Play Oliver!
Tv Quantum Leap
Tv Shark
Play Sweeney Todd
Play West Side Story
Tv West Wing
Play You Can't Take It With You
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for