noisystar 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 07-15-04, id: 632446
Author has written 8 stories | Misc. Movies, Transformers/Beast Wars, Tron, Pride and Prejudice, Pokémon, Harry Potter, and Office.
β : noisystar is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I've taken college courses on mastering the English language as well as writing stories and editing/analyzing others. I'm what you might call a grammar nazi (my mom was an English professor, so I was raised on that) and I keep what I hope is a good eye on characterization, plot development, vocabulary, and description in general. I will give you my entire opinion on your story, I will proofread it, I will criticize it, or tell you your story is perfect, depending on what kind of beta-reading you ask for ;) I'm easy-going and I promise I will not be mean about your work, ever! I am only here to help you, so I hope I can do that much!
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I pay attention to grammar and spelling right away. I will probably read over your story a few times to get a real feel for it and to pick out the parts that don't quite fit, that need tweeking, etc. I'm good with finding a better way to word things; I will suggest any sort of improvement you might need to make.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
I am not always at my best, to say the least. Sometimes things will go over my head entirely, and to tell you the truth, I am NOT the smartest person in the world. I know, right? D: Sometimes my suggestions will be dead wrong. But, they're only suggestions, and I hope you take them as such. Also, I see the best in things, and I tend to go very easy, so I might not give you the well-rounded critique that you need.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I prefer stories where the characters ARE completely in-character. I'm fine with any sort of romance, but I prefer pairings that are believable, or at least made believable through the fic.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I don't like far-fetched stories as much. I don't like stories where you take characters from a canon and place them in some other setting/world they would never be in. I'm not completely strict on this--I'm fine with Transformers going to a Cybertron high school, for example. That's sort of possible, anyway, isn't it? I will not beta tasteless/meaningless sex/porn. Please tell me a basic summary of your story when you request (:
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Movie 10 Things I Hate About You
Movie 27 Dresses
Book A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy
Book Abarat series
Movie Across the Universe
Movie Batman Begins/Dark Knight
Movie Beauty and the Beast
Cartoon Beetlejuice
Movie Billy Elliot
Movie Breakfast Club
Movie Brokeback Mountain
Movie Casper
Game Castlevania
Play Cats
Book Clive Barker'
Movie Dark Crystal
Misc Digimon/Pokemon
Movie Edward Scissorhands
Book Emma
Movie Fifth Element
Movie Four Brothers
Book Great Gatsby
Book Harry Potter
Movie Heathers
Book Hobbit
Movie Horton Hears a Who
Tv House, M.D.
Movie Incredibles
Comic Ironman
Movie Jumper
Movie Labyrinth
Movie Last Unicorn
Movie Legend
Movie Meet the Robinsons
Tv Monk
Movie Pan's Labyrinth/El laberinto del fauno
Movie Peter Pan
Game Pokémon
Movie Prince of Egypt
Tv Queer as Folk
Movie Road to Eldorado
Book Sense and Sensibility
Book Song of the Lioness
Movie Transformers
Cartoon Transformers/Beast Wars
Movie Tron
Movie Valkyrie
Movie Van Helsing
Comic Watchmen
Book Wayside School series
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for
General
Romance
Humor
Drama
Adventure
Mystery
Horror
Parody
Angst
Supernatural
Suspense
Sci-Fi
Fantasy
Spiritual
Tragedy
Western
Crime
Family
Hurt/Comfort
Friendship