Redler Red7 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 03-26-14, id: 5615917
Author has written 23 stories | Pokémon, Lucky Star, Puella Magi Madoka Magica/魔法少女まどか★マギカ, RWBY, FTL, Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン, Chuunibyou Demo Koi Ga Shitai/中二病でも恋がしたい, K-ON!/けいおん!, and Haruhi Suzumiya series.
β : Redler Red7 is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I am hobbyist writer who is very nitpicky and biased. These biases gravitate me towards stories that focus on character dynamics and less so on plot. I am ambivalent towards plot and will rarely make comment on it unless I find any major problem or an interesting detail in regards to the execution of that plot. Characters, on the other hand, I will frequently try to pick apart. If you enlist me as a betareader, I will be very hands-off. I am willing to give advice. I am willing to be a sounding board to bounce ideas off of. I am willing to give word choice suggestions for dialogue and prose. I am *not* willing to write your story for you.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I have experience and believe I am skilled at the following aspects of writing: Characters and character dynamics - personalities interacting with each other; Writing from multiple characters' perspectives and showing the characters' personalities within the prose itself; Pacing dialogue scenes in a way that allows the characters to remain in motion while speaking; Writing action scenes that do not get bogged down by overly detailed descriptions of the choreography; Depicting emotions such as grief, loneliness, apathy, annoyance, and spite; And depicting various kinds of relationships, romantic or otherwise - even those with more than two people involved.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Do not expect an objective stance from me if I beta for you. The stories I read and write inform my taste and any bias I take from them will be applied to your own story as well. I personally do not consider this a weakness but I do understand that this is an undesirable trait for a betareader. Also note that when I do not have many things to say about your story, I will outright state that I do not have much to say.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Generally, I prefer stories that focus more on character interactions than the advancement of plot. I am still willing to beta for plot-involved stories but do keep in mind that characters are what I read stories for.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I'll decide on a case-by-case basis. Some stories will hold my interest, some will not. In either case, I will tell the author my stance.
Beta Preferences
Language: English & Filipino
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Anime Chuunibyou Demo Koi Ga Shitai/中二病でも恋がしたい
Anime K-ON!/けいおん!
Anime Lucky Star
Anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica/魔法少女まどか★マギカ
Anime RWBY
Game Sonic the Hedgehog
Anime Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン
Game Touhou Project
Anime Yuruyuri/ゆるゆり
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for