Roby Carr 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 08-26-02, id: 258909
Author has written 15 stories | Pokémon, X-Men: Evolution, Xiaolin Showdown, Static Shock, 6teen, Supernatural, Camp Rock, and Glee.
β : Roby Carr is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I'm Roby Carr. I'm a beta-reader. I'm a gigantic nerd.

If you ask me to beta-read for you, I will go the distance. I'm picky. I can be critical. I love reading fanfiction though and I love talking to other people about their fanfiction. I prefer to keep in contact with the authors I beta for. I want you to respond to my critiques with questions and explanations. I think that we should both have free reign to say what we want.

If you have no intention of making any of the changes I suggest, GTFO. When I make the effort to beta-read your story, I expect that you actually want to improve your story.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
1. Original characters. I absolutely love OCs, but I put them through the gauntlet. Everyone hates a Mary Sue and you don't really want to write one, do you? Let's work together to make your character a likable original character who isn't a Mary Sue.

2. Sentence flow. I read fic aloud when I beta. It helps me to note when something just doesn't sound right.

3. Plot, storyline, cliches, climax, exposition. The most important part of your fic isn't the characters. It's the story that you're telling. Be unpredictable. We can make it a good one.

4. Characterization. Remember the canon characters? The ones that made us fall in love with our fandom. Keep them in character.

My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
1. Spelling and grammar. This isn't a weakness of mine. I just expect that you already read through the story for mistakes. Also, spell check. I'm not going to be keeping a close eye on this.

2. Dialogue. I might be able to offer suggestions of how something should sound, but I'm not good at coming up with witty banter for your characters.

3. Continuity. I'm willing to research into the fandom to make sure that the fic makes sense. In general though, I tend to miss points in this area.

Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Again, I really enjoy original characters. They make me smile. Also, I'm great at keeping them in line.

I like long fic and most one-shots. I'm not going to bother beta-reading your 100-word vignette though.

I prefer that when you contact me, you'll have already finished your story. I know that this isn't the way most people write, but if your story is complete (or even if you send me an outline of the story), I will be able to serve you better.

I'll beta for any story, whether or not I'm familiar with the fandom. I can research.

Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
If you are going to post the work on, do not break the Terms of Service. I do not condone this behavior. If it will be posted elsewhere, I'm willing to negotiate beta-reading.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Anime .hack/SIGN
Cartoon 6teen
Tv 90210
Movie A Cinderella Story
Game Alan Wake
Book Alex Rider
Book Alice in Wonderland
Game Alone in the Dark
Cartoon American Dragon: Jake Long
Game American McGee's Alice
Tv Angel
Game Animal Crossing
Misc Anime X-overs
Movie Another Cinderella Story
Tv As The Bell Rings
Cartoon Avatar: Last Airbender
Comic Batman
Cartoon Batman
Cartoon Batman Beyond
Cartoon Batman the Animated Series
Game Batman: Arkham Asylum
Cartoon Batman: The Brave and the Bold
Cartoon Ben 10
Anime Beyblade
Tv Big Time Rush
Game BioShock
Anime Bleach
Misc Book X-overs
Movie Boondock Saints
Movie Breaking Dawn, 2004
Misc Buffy X-overs
Movie Camp Rock
Anime Card Captor Sakura
Misc Cartoon X-overs
Tv Charmed
Movie Cheetah Girls
Anime Chobits
Book Chronicles of Narnia
Book Circle of Magic
Book Circle Opens
Cartoon Code Lyoko
Movie Corpse Bride
Anime Count Cain: God Child
Movie Covenant
Anime Cowboy Bebop
Tv Criminal Minds
Tv CSI: New York
Anime D N Angel
Cartoon Danny Phantom
Game Dante's Inferno
Game Dark Cloud
Book Darren Shan Saga/Cirque Du Freak
Anime Death Note
Anime Detective Conan/Case Closed
Anime Digimon
Misc Digimon/Pokemon
Anime Dragon Ball
Anime Dragon Ball GT
Anime Dragon Ball Z
Misc Dragon Ball Z/Sailor Moon
Tv Drake & Josh
Anime Evangelion
Anime Eyeshield 21
Game Fallout
Play Fame
Game Final Fantasy VII
Game Final Fantasy VIII
Game Final Fantasy X
Game Final Fantasy X-2
Misc Final Fantasy X-overs
Anime Fruits Basket
Anime G-Gundam
Misc Game X-overs
Tv Glee
Book Gossip Girl
Anime Gundam Wing/AC
Misc Gundam Wing/Sailor Moon
Tv Hannah Montana
Book Harry Potter
Game Harvest Moon
Game Heavy Rain
Cartoon Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi
Movie High School Musical
Anime Hikaru no Go
Tv House, M.D.
Tv iCarly
Book Immortals, Tamora Pierce
Anime Inuyasha
Cartoon Invader Zim
Cartoon Jackie Chan Adventures
Tv Jackie Chan Adventures
Comic Jhonen Vasquez
Comic Johnny the Homicidal Maniac
Comic Justice League
Comic Kick-Ass
Cartoon Kim Possible
Game Kingdom Hearts
Tv Law and Order: SVU
Game Left 4 Dead
Anime Legal Drug
Play Legally Blonde
Game Legend of Zelda
Cartoon Life and Times of Juniper Lee
Book Lord of the Rings
Comic Losers
Tv Lost
Game Luigi's Mansion
Anime Mars
Anime Medabots
Book Mediator
Game Mega Man
Anime Megatokyo
Misc Misc. Anime/Manga
Misc Misc. Books
Misc Misc. Cartoons
Misc Misc. Games
Misc Misc. Movies
Misc Movie X-overs
Cartoon My Life as a Teenage Robot
Anime NANA
Game Nancy Drew series
Anime Naruto
Movie Newsies
Movie Nightmare Before Christmas
Tv Numb3rs
Game Okage
Anime One Piece
Anime Outlaw Star
Anime Paradise Kiss
Book Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Anime Pet Shop of Horrors
Cartoon Phineas and Ferb
Game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean
Game Pokémon
Tv Pretty Little Liars
Anime Prince of Tennis
Movie Princess Diaries
Book Princess Diaries
Tv Privileged
Game Professor Layton
Book Protector of the Small Quartet
Tv Psych
Movie Raise Your Voice
Anime Ranma
Tv Reaper
Cartoon Reboot
Movie Repo Men, 2010
Cartoon Rocket Power
Anime Ronin Warriors
Anime Rosario + Vampire
Game Rule of Rose
Anime Rurouni Kenshin
Cartoon Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Anime Sailor Moon
Misc Sailor Moon X-overs
Comic Sandman
Cartoon Scooby Doo
Comic Scott Pilgrim
Book Series Of Unfortunate Events
Book Seven Deadly Sins
Anime Shaman King
Book Sherlock Holmes
Movie Sherlock Holmes
Cartoon Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century
Movie Shutter Island
Game Silent Hill
Book Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Movie Sky High
Book Sleepy Hollow
Tv Smallville
Tv Sonny with a Chance
Anime Spirited Away
Cartoon Static Shock
Cartoon Storm Hawks
Tv Suite Life series
Tv Supernatural
Play Sweeney Todd
Movie Sydney White
Movie Take the Lead
Comic Teen Titans
Cartoon Teen Titans
Book Through the Looking Glass
Cartoon Total Drama series
Cartoon Totally Spies
Game Trace Memory
Book Twilight
Comic Umbrella Academy
Anime Vampire Knight
Tv Veronica Mars
Cartoon W.I.T.C.H.
Comic Watchmen
Cartoon Winx Club
Anime Witch Hunter Robin
Tv Wizards of Waverly Place
Anime Wolf's Rain
Cartoon Wolverine & the X-Men
Book Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Game World Ends With You
Book World War Z
Comic X-Men
Cartoon X-Men
Cartoon X-Men: Evolution
Movie X-Men: The Movie
Cartoon Xiaolin Showdown
Anime Yu Yu Hakusho
Anime Yu-Gi-Oh
Anime Yu-Gi-Oh GX
Anime Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's
Cartoon Zeta Project
Tv Zoey 101
Anime Zoids
Book Zombie Survival Guide
Movie Zombieland
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for