KatHarkness-Katara 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 11-02-12, id: 4339271
Author has written 48 stories | Batman, Lord of the Rings, Teen Titans, Merlin, Spider-Man, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Rise of the Guardians, StarTrek: The Original Series, Misc. Movies, StarTrek: Deep Space Nine, Deadpool, Daredevil, Star Wars, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and James Bond.
β : KatHarkness-Katara is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I try to be meticulous regarding spelling, grammer and punctuation. I also look for contradictions between character's thoughts, words and actions or similar. I may suggest alternative phrasing, removing or rewriting sections or other corrections, as well as basic writing issues. I understand typos happen, but I will point them out when I see them and would expect them to be changed. I will accept stories from categories other than those listed, but I may not be able to offer more than the cursory spelling/grammer etc.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I am good with the characterizations of my favourite characters. I have a British vocabulary, which would be useful for those using British characters. I also look up such facts as the education system or public holidays of other countries to give a more authentic feel to a story.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I do not have a good grasp of US slang, spelling and language. I sometimes favour one character over another, which can be detrimental to the story.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer action/adventure, family/friendship or mystery/crime stories, or crossovers.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I am not good with romance, but can write with canon, or realistic non-canon pairings. I cannot very well help with a story focusing on a poorly thought out pairing, especially not a slash or femslash pairing. I cannot help with rating M romance.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » T
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie Avengers
Comic Batman
Movie Batman Begins/Dark Knight
Tv Blackadder
Book Chronicles of Narnia
Comic DC Superheroes
Tv Doctor Who
Movie Dredd
Book Harry Potter
Book Hobbit
Book Lord of the Rings
Tv Merlin
Tv Sarah Jane Adventures
Movie Star Trek: 2009
Book Star Trek: Mirror Universe
Book Star Trek: New Frontier
Tv StarTrek: Deep Space Nine
Tv StarTrek: Enterprise
Tv StarTrek: Other
Tv StarTrek: The Next Generation
Tv StarTrek: The Original Series
Tv StarTrek: Voyager
Tv Torchwood
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for