| KismetDoll 's Beta Reader Profile
Author has written 10 stories | Gundam Wing/AC, Final Fantasy VIII, Kingdom Hearts, and Halo.
β : KismetDoll is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
|Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I believe that being an avid reader makes you a better writer because we all fell in love with one book or another that made us want to write. Whether it was to change the ending, change the lovers, or change the entire plot, every single one of us wanted to WRITE. So that's what I hope to do; I want to help other people write better, so they can help me. It takes more than one to be a great writer and everyone has to start somewhere.
First person POV is my preference, as it's how I usually write, but I do a little bit of everything and hope I can bring something to your table. The darker the better for me, but I'm quite adept at working with people who write in the opposite fashion of myself - don't you know, opposites attract?
|My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
My biggest strength is developing characters and capturing their voice, in addition to catching the ever horrid out-of-character moments you'll get if you're not careful. Next to that I'm great at developing plots and holding them together, finding plot holes, working non-repetitive (aka boring) dialogue, and catching words that repeat... repeat... repeat... too often.
|My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Sentence structure is my weak point, as well as taking the time to fully describe the setting and/or include enough description between dialogue (I've noticed this in my own writing when I'm not paying enough attention). My grammar is better than average, but I'm not a Nazi about it since I am usually pretty good about catching myself if I've written something awkward.
|Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Kingdom Hearts over anything else, preferably with AxelxRoxas (my strong suit) and SoraxRiku. I'm also ridiculously skilled at capturing the true essence of Red vs Blue, not that anyone actually writes for that. Hah. (And for those of you that find this offensive, please suck it. I'm waiting for someone to take the RvB fandom to a whole new level and have yet to see it; yes, that was a challenge!)
|Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
RAXXX - Random acts of sex. Unless there's substance to it, I'd rather not. No mindless XXX smut, thank you very much. I will tolerate incest, rape, violence, torture, etc. as long as there is a REASON for it to happen. Otherwise, take it somewhere else.
If you're - no offense - thirteen years old and it shows, I probably won't help you. I am particular about playing beta, and I prefer to not have to repeatedly edit "there" as "their" or the like. Again, no offense. I will scan through your profile and any stories you have before accepting beta requests.
|Content Rating: Fiction K » M
|Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
|Cartoon Aeon Flux|
Game Bust A Move/Groove
Anime Cowboy Bebop
Cartoon Family Guy
|Game Final Fantasy IX|
Game Final Fantasy VII
Game Final Fantasy VIII
Anime Fullmetal Alchemist
Game Gears of War
Anime Gundam Wing/AC
Anime Haunted Junction
Anime Howl's Moving Castle
|Game Kingdom Hearts|
Anime Magic Knight Rayearth/魔法騎士レイアース
Anime Ninja Scroll
Anime Ouran High School Host Club
Anime Outlaw Star
Game Parasite Eve
Anime Pet Shop of Horrors
Anime Princess Mononoke
Anime Shamanic Princess
Anime Sorcerer Hunters
Anime Spirited Away
Anime Weiss Kreuz
Anime Whisper of the Heart
Anime Witch Hunter Robin
|Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for