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Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I have never been a beta for fanfiction writing online.
I was in advanced english courses throughout high school and completed my required college english courses prior to attending college. I edited and reviewed many of my peers' writing during that time. My teachers often asked me to review their students' writing, but I was never an official TA.
Story types/topics I will not beta: RPF for sure. If I'm uncertain about anything else I'll let you know. I probably won't be all that much help with specific details of intimate scenes, but if a story still contains them, I have absolutely no problem with it. If the story is simply smut, I'd find someone else to help you.
Additional Comments: I just really love reading, editing writing, and helping people with their work! I know the struggle of staring at your writing for so long that you can't tell if it's good or not! I adore Caryl and want readers to have the best experiences as possible with this fandom and site. That being said, I can be harsh when editing, but not in a mean way. I give very honest feedback and will sometimes pick apart the smallest of things.
So if you'd like some help, feel free to ask :)
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with:
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 2-3 weeks
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Story types/topics I will not beta:
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Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •American-isms  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I have had beta experience before over on FF.net. I co-wrote a lot of stories with one of my friends, captainty, on there. As such I did all the things that a beta should do. I had a lot of input into the plot of the stories. I also reviewed all the chapters for her when she was done which included fixing grammar, spelling, and punctuation. I've also beta'd a lot of my personal friend's original stories. That included doing the same thing. And of course I am American, so I'm well versed in our language.
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'm not really good with sensitive issues like attempted suicide. I don't know what the proper response to those types of issues should be and as such I would not trust myself to be able to help with the incorporation of them into a story. I really don't like stories dealing with rape either unless it's absolutely vital to the plot and I think that is a very hard thing to get right. 
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Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: All editing experience comes from both writing fanfiction and short stories. Various stories within fandoms such as The Walking Dead and others have been completed over the last 3 years, and I have usually been asked to be "a second pair of eyes" for various stories rather than asked to be an editor itself. This being said, I am happy to provide constructive criticisms, grammar and plot advice, as well as help with punctuation and sentence structure if interested. 
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  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I currently beta for two of my friends, both here and on AO3. I have also betaed numerous one shots and multi chapters.
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'm pretty laid back. If a subject arose I was uncomfortable reading we would discuss it. 
Additional Comments: I add notes. Sometimes lots of them lol. I'm very honest, so if you're looking for someone to tell you your story's great and doesn't need any work then I'm probably not the beta for you. I really want to help people get the most out of their stories, so if you don't mind some constructive criticism send me a PM.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: This is my first time betaing! I have a brand new degree in English and although I didn't take a creative writing concentration, I can definitely help with grammar/sentence structure, etc. I've edited my friends papers for years. I enjoy editing other people's work and I would love to read your stories.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Not into AU, sorry.
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 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  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience:
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: I write myself, and I read a lot, so I would like to think that I would be a good beta. In addition to general things, I can make suggestions if that is alright with the author. Example: if a sentence does not sound right, especially when spoken aloud, I will offer an alternative. I am also open to being an ear for a brain storm to help move a story along.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R 
I can help with: •American-isms  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I have been an unacknowledged beta reader in the past for the Stargate SG-1 fandom.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Rape, incest, explicit sex, underage pairings, iffy age pairings (like Bethyl). I will not beta RPF and I would prefer to not beta AU.
Additional Comments: I tend to be very detailed oriented. My feedback can be blunt, but it is only because I want to help as much as possible. When I beta read I work hard to keep my writing style out of it so that the author's voice is not lost.