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Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Plot Suggestions 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience:
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-2 weeks
Beta experience: I beta-ed for several years when I was writing for HarryPotterFanfiction.com. I am happy to provide samples of stories I have beta-ed. I typically request to work using the Microsoft Word Track Changes system, but I am open to working on beta requests in other ways. It should not take me more than a week to return a chapter to you, depending on the length, and I will let you know up front if I am facing a lot of work and would need more time to complete the job.
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'm keeping my mind open for now.
Additional Comments: My strengths are in the areas of grammar, spelling, word choice, and punctuation. I am a Southern American and can help you tweak the characters' speech if necessary :) I am also a mental health professional and can provide feedback and guidance regarding the accurate depiction of sensitive topics such as mental illness, abuse, suicide, and much more.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Plot Suggestions 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-2 weeks
Beta experience:
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •Canon Elements  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience:
Story types/topics I will not beta: Preferably not just smut, though smut within a story is fine. :)
Additional Comments: I'm Scottish so any questions about anything Scottish or British for AUs is my expertise. Also note, I have a bad memory so if I forget to get back to you please do not feel afraid to send me reminders! I need reminders and I won't be upset, because I know you will be waiting for your fic anxiously.
Ratings I'll beta: •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience:
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I've done a few novel swaps with writers on other sites and would love to beta some Caryl stories!
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I have beta'd for a few authors on fanfiction.net.
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •Canon Elements  •Plot Suggestions 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I've done fic on and off (more recently off, until Avengers came out, and hit me over the head with a 'ship) for about 15 years.  
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'll try to help with anything, but most AUs and most smut is not my cuppa. Feel free to ask!
Additional Comments: I am sub-awesome at spelling.  I can be decent at voices. I grew up in the rural South.  I have a fairly large backgound in science/natural history.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Extensive ghost beta experience in the X-files fandom. Honors English and Literature courses in college. Experienced in fiction, professional and business writing. I will ask that I not be credited for beta reading. I'm tough, but it's good for you.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Beastiality (long story, but it has been requested before). I can't think of much else, but I reserve the right to turn down a beta request if the subjects involved make me uncomfortable.
Additional Comments: Quietly keeping authors off of BadFic! sites since 2001.