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Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •British English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I have beta'ed for The Enemy of Reality, wolffan200, and Spikes_slayer08, Cupcakecute, and have occasionally checked and corrected British Terminology/Usage/Historical details for several other Spuffy writers including Puddinhead.
 
Story types/topics I will not beta: No All Human, except in exceptional circumstances.
No BDSM/Bondage, underage sex (in the UK the age of consent is 16, so I'm comfortable with anything over that age) or incest.
I gave up reading the S8 comics after the Buffy/Satsu incident, so am unfamiliar with the plot thereafter except in the most general terms. I'm happy to take on Post Chosen though, as long as detailed knowledge of the comics is not required.
Additional Comments: I am a grammar/punctuation/sentence construction nazi, and I think I have finally conquered my comma issues....
I am British and grew up in London, so I can help with locations/customs/ terminology/Victorian History as well as getting the 'voice' right for Spike, William, Giles and Wesley.
Hopeless at Young American pop-culture/TV programmes/music.
Can just about quote every episode of BtVS from memory, but I'm slightly less familiar with Ats.
Crossovers accepted if I've watched/read the other 'verse. Just ask.
I use Word and 'Track changes' for corrections in the text plus comments/suggestions in the margin where required.
I can also use the free program 'Open Office Writer' if required, but prefer Word if possible.
Please note: I do not use Google docs.
Ratings I'll beta: •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •British English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I've not had the opportunity to Beta previously but I've been a fan fiction addict for more than a decade. I have good language skills and would love to help out any author who reaches out.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Incestuous themes.
Additional Comments: Good language skills, eons of FF reading experience, crazy Spuffy shipper!! :)
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience:  I have no actual beta experience. However, I use Calibre and always download epubs to read stories and I have found myself many times using the edit e-book function that comes with Calibre. Most are spelling mistakes but I have corrected some grammar if it would not mess with the tone of the author's writing.
Story types/topics I will not beta: No really dark stories, all human, threesomes, BDSM, non-con, or dom-sub.
Additional Comments: I have been reading Buffy fan fiction for over 5 years now. Some of my favorite authors are: Mary Perk, slaymesoftly(first author I remember reading), pfeifferpack, and  Holly. I prefer Spuffy but will also read Spander. I have a BA in History and an eye for spelling mistakes. Actually, spelling and grammar mistakes drive me crazy. Also, I can help with historical fact checking. 
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I have betaed a couple one-shot stories for -Carrie-Ann- and one for handwithquill. Starting a multi-chapter now for -Carrie-Ann-.
Story types/topics I will not beta:
  • Rape/sexual assault/child abuse/torture/hard core angst, etc. If these themes were implied or referred to, rather than described in the fic, I will consider. 
  • Spike/Other is really hard on my heart, even if not overtly sexual, but less so when it’s Drusilla. Buffy/Other is difficult as well. They aren’t deal breakers, just something to be aware of.
  • I do enjoy drama and angst in a storyline, but super dark fic is hard for me, as I am somewhat sensitive.
Additional Comments: I have read a lot of Spuffy fic since joining EF in 2017 and want to support and cheer all you lovely, talented writers on. I will be a cheerleader and will be happy to tell you what I like about your fic, and will be as involved as you wish, while respecting your style.
Please feel free to look at some of my reviews for a sense of my personality, and if you think we would work well together, please message me to chat!
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •American English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I've been the main editor and leader of my school's literary magazine for the past 2 years, which involved a lot of Beta for the younger members.
Beta'd ChryshCn's story Spike's Demon vs. Pants.
Beta'd DeamonQueen's story He's Ours
Story types/topics I will not beta: I do not do All Human/ Fantasy, just not my cup of tea. I also have never read the comics, but I'm willing to research if need be
Additional Comments: I am really good at cross checking and referencing
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •British English  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: None, but I'd like to get involved if anyone needs a beta.
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: I do a lot of writing/ editing in my day job.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Currently I do not have any beta experience (being new to this site).
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: However I am an avid fan of the show and admire anybody courageous enough to share their stories. I am a PhD student in Biology and regularly converse and publish in English. I'm certain, that I can contribute to a story. 
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R 
I can help with: •American English  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience:  I have yet to beta anything, however everyone I know has called me the most amazing writer and or editor they know.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Just pornography. I can't write porn or seduction to save my bloody life.
Additional Comments:  I'm in school, so I may not be the best choice. I'm often unable to use this site, so it is likely I will only be of help on the weekends.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •British English  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I don't have any betaing experience unfortunately, well not if you don't include betaing my own work, however despite my relative newness at beta work, I would love to give betaing a try!Smile
Story types/topics I will not beta: Graphic rape scenes. One thing that really freaks me out - which isn't a lot, if you're wondering - are graphic rape scenes. For example, describing how the instigator inflicted pain such as cutting, anal rape, blood-letting etc. onto the victim - in a lot of detail. I'm fine with small, not extremely descriptive rape scenes, just not the extremely detailed and morbidly graphic ones. 
Additional Comments: I'm also good at making the work flow better. And by that, I mean make the work seem more consistent, which is a rather large feat that many authors on fan fiction sites seem to not do very well sometimes. 
I also think I'm good at Buffy-esque dialogue, partitially due to the fact my own dialogue is a bit jumbled from time to time in real life. 
I can give good suggestions if stuck on a particular plot hole, or even if it's writers block. 
I also have a lot of spare time, which is great for beta-ing, and the only reason I put 4-7 days for expected turnabout is because I like to go make sure that I've gotten everything correct. Darn that perfectionism, right? 
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •British English  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I've never beta'd fanfic but I've done a lot of editing in other areas.  
Story types/topics I will not beta: I hate All Human and VampBuffy stories but I'm willing to beta them anyway.  
Additional Comments: