Ash-Caro-Lynn 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 09-07-13, id: 5108185
Author has written 5 stories | Harry Potter, and WondLa series.
β : Ash-Caro-Lynn is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
Heya. So, I'm Ashlynn, and you can call me Ash.

So, basically, if you want me to betaread for you, send a PM, and I'll get back to you within a week.

I will revise and send back any documents you send within twenty-four hours.

Depending on how you wish me to proceed, I can either correct typos and bad wording, or highlight and add my comment on what you should do. I recommend the former, but I'm fine with the latter as well.

If you want me to betaread for you, don't be a bitch. That's all I can really say. Don't complain about the changes I make, generally respect me, and I'll do the same to you. Betareading is a favor, and I'm not obligated to do this. I take time out of my busy schedule to read over your writing, and if you send me flames about how I do so, expect me to extinguish them... as well as your hopes of keeping me on as a betareader. If you don't like the way I'm proofreading, then get a new beta-reader. That's all that can be said on that matter.

My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
Alright, quite a few here.

I am exceptional at detecting grammar and spelling mistakes. The only time that any of my works will contain these flaws is when I don't proofread. And I almost never publish hot-off-the-press material.

I also have a gift for wording. If one of your sentences doesn't make sense, I'll highlight it and suggest another way of getting your point across.

As a writer, my forte is probably emotional bits. Need touchy-feels? Don't hesitate to ask.

My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
My only real weakness is attitude. I am awful at sugarcoating bad news - for example, that you have a Mary Sue/Gary Stue or that you're deviating from canon - so don't give me reason to break such news to you and I won't have to. However, if you're worried about the matter, regardless of whether or not I've informed you of it being a problem, based on personal experience, I think it's safe to say that I am pretty good at helping you to fix your mistakes.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Well, I'm a sucker for Romance. Humor as well. After that, Family and Friendship. Other than those genres, I'll beta anything, but those especially.

Also, I have a ton of categories I'll betaread for. Harry Potter definitely is my number one choice.

Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
Crossovers and complete AUs. I'm not interested in a Harry Potter fic whose only real resemblance to the series is magic. You want to write about a family of witches and wizards outside the walls of Hogwarts? Change up some of the spell names and publish it on FictionPress.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » T
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie A Little Princess
Book A Little Princess
Book Alice in Wonderland
Movie Alice in Wonderland, 2010
Game Animal Crossing
Book Anne of Green Gables series
Book Avalon High
Movie Big Hero 6
Movie Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure/Bogus Journey
Book Black Beauty
Movie Bridge to Terabithia
Book Bridge to Terabithia
Book Candymakers
Book Chronicles of Narnia
Game Drawn to Life
Movie Drop Dead Fred
Movie Edward Scissorhands
Book Eggs, Jerry Spinelli
Game Elder Scroll series
Movie Ella Enchanted
Book Emily of New Moon series
Book Ever, Gail Carson Levine
Movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Book Five Children and It
Book Flygirl, Sherri L. Smith
Movie Forrest Gump
Movie Freaky Friday, 2003
Tv Gilmore Girls
Play Guys and Dolls
Book Harry Potter
Game Harvest Moon
Book Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Play Holy Musical B@man!
Movie How to Train Your Dragon
Book Hunger Games
Movie Indiana Jones
Book Inkheart
Book Judy Blume
Book Little House series
Book Little Women
Book Loser, Jerry Spinelli
Movie Matilda
Book Matilda
Book Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Game MySims
Book Mysterious Benedict Society series
Movie Nim’s Island
Book Oliver Twist
Movie Oz the Great and Powerful
Game Pokémon
Movie Princess Bride
Movie Race to Witch Mountain
Movie Rise of the Guardians
Play Romeo & Juliet
Book Secret Garden
Book Septimus Heap
Book Series Of Unfortunate Events
Game Sims
Game Spore
Book Stargirl
Play Starship
Game Super Smash Brothers
Game Viva Piñata
Play Wicked
Movie Wizard of Oz
Book Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Book WondLa series
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for