kaitlynmarie1413 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 09-20-13, id: 5155790
Author has written 2 stories | Harry Potter.
β : kaitlynmarie1413 is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I am a very critical beta reader. Original description, right? I don't really have any expectations from any writers if/when they send me material to critique, but I do grade with a strict "teacher's eye." Spelling, punctuation, and impeccable grammar are my top priorities when reviewing a work, along with consistency of character personalities and a well-flowing plot. Also, if I feel I don't know enough about a given fandom to properly do any one fan fiction justice, I could still "grade" it on pure writing mechanics, but not on characterization or canonized content.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I excel at correcting for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and holding the writer accountable for maintaining a steady plot line within his or her story. Essentially, I pick out plot holes and proofread really well.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
My major weakness is in interpreting different symbols used in literary writing. I often struggle when it comes to looking deeper than the surface of a story, or beyond the simple, basic mechanics. However, many people (I do realize that there are some of you guys out there) when writing fanfiction do not go that deep, so I think I'm in safe waters.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I do not have any specific preferences.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I refuse to betaread any stories that are rated 'M' for sexual content (regardless of whether the couple is heterosexual or homosexual, I still think "smut" is disgusting). Also, I absolutely under NO conditions will betaread any stories that have explicit detail of self-harm of one of the characters. I have read stories in the past where the main character in the respective story discovers that a friend (or even an enemy) of theirs has been self-harming, but the author thankfully does not go too deep into detail. Should that be the case, please warn me ahead of time, but I will still read your story. If I think the content is too bloody or too gruesome, I will send it back to you. Please, do not be offended, I just cannot bear to hear of someone willingly hurting him or herself or trying to bring an end to his or her life.
Beta Preferences
Language: English & Spanish
Content Rating: Fiction K » T
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie Aladdin
Cartoon Avatar: Last Airbender
Movie Beauty and the Beast
Book Chronicles of Narnia
Movie Cinderella
Movie Ella Enchanted
Movie Footloose
Movie Frozen
Book Harry Potter
Movie Hercules
Book Hunger Games
Movie Lion King
Movie Little Mermaid
Movie Mamma Mia!
Movie Mirror Mirror
Movie Mulan
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean
Movie Pocahontas
Book Pride and Prejudice
Movie Prince of Persia
Movie Princess and the Frog
Movie Princess Bride
Movie Princess Diaries
Movie She's All That
Movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Movie Tangled
Movie Tarzan
Movie Tinkerbell
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
Romance
Humor
Drama
Adventure
Parody
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Western
Family
Friendship