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Post by Holly Duerre »

Name: GhostsInTheSnow
Beta Experience: I used to edit for my friend. She would write the story, email it to me, I would edit it and post it. We share an account.
Strengths: Spelling and Grammar.
Weaknesses: People talking a lot.
What ratings will you do?: Any type.
What couples will you do? (canon, un-canon, het, slash):
canon :)
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Post by pokerjoe92 »

Name:Waffle of Doom

Beta Experience: Currently editing one story.

Strengths: grammer check, story flow, and a weird sense of humor. Just a note, I have had at least 95 average in English since the 6th grade (I'm now in 10th). I am also a VERY fast reader.

Weaknesses: spelling, but I've become a very anal spellchecker, so no worrys. Also, Lemons, I have no experience with that sort of thing

What ratings will you do?: Anything besides M, see above

What couples will you do? All, I love mixed up couples, they're fun.

Availability- Everyday, I only have school 4hrs a day, so I have alot of free time.

Fandoms- Twilight, I will also do an occasional Harry Potter and Blood Ties

Will you do crossovers- Yes
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Post by XLuluX »

Name: Lulu
Beta Experience: Quite a lot, at the moment I am doing 3 two for friends.
Strengths: making plot flow better, making sure it makes sense, grammer, sentence structure, spelling...
Weaknesses: Umm I'm not so good at finding small mistakes sometimes I just skim over them by mistake.
What ratings will you do?: Anything really, but mostly T and under.
What couples will you do? (canon, un-canon, het, slash): Anything at all.
What Fandoms will you do?: Whatever. Although it does help if I've read it, but I have read most things.
Will you do crossovers?: Yes!
Avaliblity: Most of the time!

Here is my fanfic page:

I hope I can help anyone!



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Post by Lunna-san »

Hello !

I'm looking for a beta! It's for a minor project, a Twilight fanfic, the couples from the book. It's a romantic story. Nothing too much complicated.

I'm still working on the first chapter, but I'd like to know if anyone can fix my grammar mistakes, etc. I also love recieving sugestions and critiques.

So, if you want the work, please, pm me, okay?

Have a nice day!
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Post by fantasma »

Okay, I'm trying to avoid sounding really silly here, but what's a beta? I read ff, and have always wondered what that is. Is it an editor, like someone who looks over the chapters and makes sure the story flows well/has correct grammar, etc.?
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Post by Zoon »

Yes, a beta (short for beta reader) is an editor. You send them your story, they edit it, and send it back. Basically exactly what you said.

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Post by dragon-girl »

They don't always edit - sometimes it's more like a proof reader. They make sure your grammar and spelling are correct, and if you want them to, sometimes they will tell you if the characters sound right, like they do in the original book.
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Post by Corky »

Name: Corky
Beta Experience: All of my friends ask me for writing advice. I'm an avid reader, and a grammar and spelling freak. I always correct my friends/family's work.
Strengths: vocabulary, spelling, grammar.
Weaknesses: I'm not sure...short attention span? but if someone needs me to do something, I'll get it done.
What ratings will you do?:any
What couples will you do? (canon, un-canon, het, slash):any
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Post by just_2_white_n_nerdy »

Name: Anne
Beta Experience: I am a grammar nerd and have always corrected the writing of my friends (whether they asked or not :D). There is never a day I don't have my nose in a book. ;)
Strengths: Spelling, grammar, sentence flow, etc.
Weaknesses: I tend to be a procrastinator, but it is also a sort of strength. Years of procrastination have trained me to finish something quickly and with better quality.
What ratings will you do?: Teen is preferred.
What couples will you do? (canon, un-canon, het, slash): Doesn't matter.
What fandoms will you do?: Anything I know enough about to be useful.
Availability: I have a lot of time on my hands.
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Post by sparklelikemilliondiamond »

I am looking for a beta, obviously, that's why I'm here. Anyway, I'm looking for a beta to edit a story called The Wedding Story it will end up with Bella and Edward getting married obviously, but right now some things stand in their way.
At the moment, I am suffering from writers block. I want to make this chapter long, but I can't think of anything else to say and/or write. I also don't really have a main plot line to follow. So I'll probably need someone with a more experience writing fanfics than me. This is only my second.
My user name on is the same as it is here.

Thank you in advance to anyone who responds!!

P.S. I can take constructive criticism.

(I found someone :)
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