mrshoratiosshades309 's Beta Reader Profile
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since: 11-16-08, id: 639554
Author has written 9 stories | Sci-Fi, Essay, General, Mythology, Nature, and Life.
β : mrshoratiosshades309 is a registered beta reader and is currently accepting beta reading requests.
Beta Description
Beta Bio: general description as a beta reader
Hi there! Maria here. I may not be the best at my own stories but I've been told numerous times that I'm great at editing others'. My style? I'd print out what you send me and edit it with a red pen. Unfortunately, my handwriting leaves something to be desired so I'll do my best with blue text on a Word Document. I don't really have set expectations for someone wanting to be beta-read. Despite this, I won't beta for someone who is reluctant about writing or impatient. I'll try my very best to be swift with my beta-reads all the time. Summer-time or general holiday times are the best times for me. During the school year, give me a week at most. If anything hinders me more, I will tell you as soon as I know it.
My Strengths: beta, writing, or reading strengths
I can be described as a Grammar Cop. Many of my friends do. Using variety in words such as adjectives is another strength I have. My spelling's pretty good too but that's something Microsoft Word has covered already. My dialouge has been depicted as 'sexy' (as in really good) before. That's got to count for something. I seem to be good at inner-monologues as well. Especially the sad or confused type. I am also a huge Arthur Miller fan and my play-writing skills have improved immensely due to reading so much of his work.
My Weaknesses: beta, writing, or reading weaknesses
Not using the same dialouge verbs over and over again and sometimes my descriptions go overboard but I'm working on both. Also, I absolutely cannot write fluff. As much as I try, I fail at it. I make it sound too awkward.
Preferred: types of stories I prefer over others
Romance is my number one genre even if my fluff is terrible. Romance or just really emotional stuff. It's what I'm most familiar with.
Would Rather Not: I do not beta for these stories
I will not beta yuri. I will not beta lemons. I will not beta horrors. I will not beta anything that is meant to be spooky or scary. It's humanely impossible for the likes of me.
Beta Preferences
Language: English
Content Rating: Fiction K » M
Categories: categories in black are ones this beta has authored for
Fiction Essay
Poetry Family
Poetry Fantasy
Fiction Fantasy
Poetry Friendship
Poetry General
Poetry Haiku
Poetry Life
Poetry Love
Fiction Manga
Fiction Play
Fiction Romance
Poetry Song
Genres: genres in black are ones this beta has authored for