Gigglepud 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 07-09-10, id: 2440419
Author has written 21 stories | Maid Sama!, Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts/バカとテストと召喚獣 , Aishiteruze Baby, Fairy Tail, Code Geass, Blue Exorcist/青の祓魔師, Naruto, Hakuōki/薄桜鬼, Durarara!!/デュラララ!!, Bleach, Gintama, Assassination Classroom/暗殺教室, Peacemaker Kurogane, Psycho-Pass/サイコパス, and Captain America.
β : Gigglepud is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
When I read a story, I'm not looking for fancy devices or really great writing, I'm looking for enjoyment. When I beta-read for my friends, I will actively correct some grammar/spelling mistakes, and if I feel there's a not-so-comfortable section, give a reply/suggestion of how I would have written that certain passage if I was in control. I don't take offence if you don't follow up on my advice, and I'm usually here only to provide an outside point of view of your story. That is how I will beta-read for everyone else as well.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I think I love drama, therefore, I can always tell if a story is too dramatic or not dramatic enough. I'd think I'm good at suggesting plot ideas or correct errors.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I'm pathetic. weak. terrible. and absolutely horrible at devices and techniques in literature. Please do not look for me to help if you need assistance around that area.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I like drama. But I love everything else. I'm not good at beta-reading crack, 'cuz the only thing I'd be able to tell you is where I laughed " I'd also rather read shorter fics, around 20 chapters or less. But I don't mind.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I don't think I'd betaread crack simply because I can't give constructive criticism to the said genre, even though I love reading crack. I also would prefer not over-long fics of more than 30 chapters (unless they're 30 chapters of one shots)
Beta Preferences
Language: English & Chinese
Content Rating: Fiction K » T
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Anime Aishiteruze Baby
Anime Baccano!
Anime Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts/バカとテストと召喚獣
Book Circle of Magic
Book Circle Opens
Anime Code Geass
Anime Fairy Tail
Anime Gintama
Book Immortals, Tamora Pierce
Anime Maid Sama!
Book Max Remy
Book Protector of the Small Quartet
Book Song of the Lioness
Book Trickster series
Misc Vocaloid
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for