Oceanwind 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 03-02-11, id: 2773655
Author has written 46 stories | Princess Bride, Teen Titans, Harry Potter, Inuyasha, Peach Girl, Beelzebub/べるぜバブ, Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece, Hunger Games, Soul Eater, Epic, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
β : Oceanwind is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I offer advice while beta-ing. I expect people to warn me if anything is violent or graphic. I want to know if English is their first language or not, because that really helps. If it's not someone's first language I will be a little bit easier on them when I am fixing things for them. I am a bit tough on people that I have high expectations for, but only when they need a good scolding or talking to (which hasn't ever happened yet hahaha). I'm very relaxed. I don't expect people to keep in contact with me but I do appreicate a heads up on FF if they send me a chapter to beta. Other than that go crazy people :)
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am very good at making stories flow correctly and at pin pointing plot problems and suggesting ways to correct them. If someone seems out of character but they are needed to react a certain way for the story I usually am good enough at suggesting to writers what can be done to be fixed about that. I am decent at spelling and fixing simple mistakes that are over looked.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
As a whole I think I'm a decent author. I've been getting better at catching grammer mistakes but I still don't always catch them all. Once I see it written that way I can't think of a different way to put it. I am trying to work on that. That's my weakness as a writer. As a beta my greatest weakness would have to be that I think I over suggest things. It might be a bit offensive to people to see how much I change in their work when I send it back. No one has said anything yet but if I was cocky it would upset me.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer Romance... Yeah I know I'm a sap. I'll read anything but Horror, it just either turns out too gory in my opinion or it doesn't flow right.

I like One Piece, Harry Potter, and others. It doesn't really matter what fandom it is as long as it makes sense.

Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I would rather not read any stories that are girl on girl or guy on guy sexually. If it's a simple romance story where it's cute but it doesn't go into a whole graphic sex scene I would beta it. So bascially K for that stuff and no higher. I don't trust how some of you rate your stories. ;P. Also I'm regretful that I haven't mentioned this earlier but I DO NOT accept Own Character (OC) stories (unless very well thought out).
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Anime Beelzebub/べるぜバブ
Anime Blue Exorcist/青の祓魔師
Anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Book Harry Potter
Anime Hot Gimmick
Anime One Piece
Anime Soul Eater
Cartoon Teen Titans
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Poetry
Adventure
Mystery
Parody
Angst
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Spiritual
Tragedy
Western
Crime
Family
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship