thexwalrus 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 12-14-10, id: 2656543
Author has written 6 stories | Harry Potter, Glee, Sherlock, and Supernatural.
β : thexwalrus is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I've taken two creative writing classes at my high school, and I'm a creative writing major at UMass Lowell. I am a stickler for grammar and spelling, and I can't stand it when a writer's sentence structure becomes repetitive and stale. I reread things six or more times sometimes, just to be sure I got everything. As an editor I'm very, very thorough, and I don't hold back because it'll hurt people's feelings - but I give constructive criticism accompanied by suggestions of how to improve. I'm friendly and willing to help with anything. I love to edit and betaread, so please don't be shy.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Grammar, repetition, sentence structure, variance of tone, flow, spelling, character voices, dialogue (is it natural? is it stilted?), description, mostly the nitpicky stuff. I go over things with a fine toothed comb six or seven times.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Certain character voices, a lack of variety in fandoms, unfamiliar with some countries and their traditions and dialects of speaking.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Fluff, slow-burn romances, anything that makes me want to scream ARE YOU BLIND! at the characters, anything that shows strong friendships, Dean/Cas, Doctor/Rose, Ninth Doctor or Tenth Doctor, John/Sherlock, SuperWhoLock/SuperWho/WhoLock/SuperLock, Priestly/OC, parodies.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
MPreg, Wincest, Crobby, Priestly/Tish, non-con, Doctor/anyone but Rose Tyler, Roger/Mark, Jenko/Schmidt.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie 21
Movie 21 Jump Street
Movie Across the Universe
Play American Idiot
Tv Doctor Who
Tv Glee
Book Harry Potter
Book Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Tv Sherlock
Tv Supernatural
Movie Ten Inch Hero
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for