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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: •British English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I have beta experience for authors on a very large forum - the largest of its kind. While English is not my first language, I received 8.5 IELTS score and do in fact proofread quite efficiently. My strength is British English but American English doesn't usually present problems either. 
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: Currently, working on:
- "This Means War" by Safire (chapter 3 onwards). 
- "Edge of Sorrow, Heart of Truth" by Feliciacraft (a chapter for Seasonal Spuffy)
- "Cursed" by Sunalso
Ratings I'll beta: •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 2-3 weeks
Beta experience: None yet.
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 English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I have not betaed before but have edited fictional works for friends before.
Story types/topics I will not beta: No graphic childhood sexual abuse please. I prefer tales on the fluffier side of the scale but am willing to beta angsty stuff too wink
Additional Comments: I tutored college English for four years and worked as an editor for medical scenarios for a mobile app company. I naturally proofread grammar and punctuation while I'm reading; sometimes I wish I could turn it off thwap
I have written my own stories although have not been brave enough to post much. Maybe that will change. I'm starting graduate in the fall and I know I am going to need the outlet that is Spuffy d84;a039;
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: •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I betaed only once for the moment (for Nikkilou) and the story hasn't been published yet but but I have read hundreds of fics (I've started reading Spuffy about 10 years ago) and hope that I could be helpful regarding the tone, characterization, etc.
My husband is a professional comic book author and I have experience reviewing his work.
Story types/topics I will not beta: I do not wish to beta baby fics
Additional Comments: I would be happy to help with both the story and the actual writing/grammar etc. 
I personnally prefer long fics, but would be happy to help with any type of story. I love both angst and fluff. 
I can also help if you wish to include some parts in French, since it is my native language.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •British English  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: .
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: I don't have any experience betaing for anyone but I love reading and writing Spuffy and my grammar and punctuation are excellent. The biggest problem I have with writing my own stories is I forget what I have already put in and put it in again so I know that having someone look at a story with fresh eyes is really important.
Also technically I have Irish English, no different from British English but worth a mention I thought.
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: 1-3 days
Beta experience: I've began being a beta a few times in past and written a few of my own stories, which are posted on here. I have a B.A. in English education and a minor in Medieval studies, so I'm good with both grammar and historical fiction and religions. I'd like to get back into the community and would love to beta for someone! 
Story types/topics I will not beta: I will beta absolutely anything!
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