ChickenRun 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 07-13-02, id: 233121
Author has written 5 stories | Young Adult, and Life.
β : ChickenRun is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
I am quite meticulous, and am a stickler for grammar, punctuation and spelling. Though I am flexible when it comes to altering these things as a stylistic choice. I would usually take about a week to read a chapter, and it would take me a day or so to make any alterations and reply. I'm a student, so occasionally have to go on mad study breaks, but I'll make sure to go on the vaction mode when that happens, and will get anything I'm currently reading out of the way first. I'm pretty keen to read anything, but if your work is consistently sub-par I will probably get fed up.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I write in UK English, but most of my reading is from the US, so I am easy when it comes to both sets of spellings. I'm good with pop culture references, and am good at resolving major plot holes and continuity problems. I'm pretty good with time management, so I tend to get things done and not keep putting them off. I'm fairly good with most styles of writing, but I would say contemporary is my forté. Also, when needed I'm a good fact checker.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
While I said above that I'm big on grammar, I do often write with long sentences or fragments, but I think it's fine as long as it suits the style. I can be quite critical and I don't often sugar coat things, so I can be quite blunt sometimes. I tend not to use a lot of dialogue in my own writing, but I'm studying screen writing as well, so sometime dialogue I suggest can be more suited for a screen or stage than prose.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
I'm pretty much open to most, I like reading over plays as it's part of what I study at uni. I would say that Young Adult would probably be my preference, though as that's what I tend to write.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I don't do poetry, not so much into fables or westerns, but everything else is all good.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
All Fiction
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for