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Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •British English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: Worked on a couple of Spuffy93's stories: Blossoming in the Dark and Second Chance and It Must Be Tuesday by Safire!
Story types/topics I will not beta: I can't think of anything really. If you have something extra wiggy, I'm willing to discuss it.
Additional Comments: Well, I'm an anthropologist. I think that's pretty neat. 
Ratings I'll beta: •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: All my Beta experience so far has been for IRL firends wo do not post at Elysian fields and no longer write fanfiction, that I know of. I have Beta'd fic for BtVS and Veronica Mars. However, my mundane job includes helping with editing so I have mundane experience.
My best feature is supplying California slang to British writers. Screening out things Buffy simply would not say because Cali teens do not talk that way. I'm fairly good at punctuation and spelling and very good at looking things up, as research is part of what I do all day, every day IRL.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Songfic makes me crazy . It's actually illegal to co-opt the entire lyrics of a song (rule of thumb in academia is that you can use 10% of an original source) and I won't be complicite. Plus, songfic is lazy writing and doesn't deserve to exist. I'm not biased, though. Wink With that in mind I tend to avoid fic written explicitely about Once More With Feeling unless it's completely non-musical.
Additional Comments: I'm an assistant to researchers and my mundane hobby as a historical re-enactor also includes heavy duty research. If the information exists on the web I can probably find it. So if you need help with research I'm your Beta.
Ratings I'll beta: •PG-13  •R  •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'm new to Beta-ing and looking to get my feet wet! I've published academic material in my past life as a graduate candidate, so I have a pretty good handle on grammar, punctuation, writing mechanics, etc.
Also, I've lived in both the US and the UK for several years which affords me an additional level of competency and insight in regards to dialogue, idioms, colloquialisms, and cultural idiosyncrasies for both.
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'm very open to most anything your mind can dream up!
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •American English  •Plot Suggestions 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 1-3 days
Beta experience: N/a but check out my reviews!
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  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: none
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: I have an B.A. in English and I like editing
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I've betaed more or less extensively for Cockney Cecilia, yolky_the_egg_yokai, Annabellee, and others. I currently beta for Incendie, Bookishy, Aspasia, and celtic_goddess. 
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'd be really, REALLY hard-pressed to beta stories involving cheating of any kind, and I'd find it hard to do with stories that have bashing (of anyone, Riley and Angel included). 
I also definitely prefer stories where the rating is or will eventually be R or higher. innocent
Additional Comments: I love editing and I'd love to improve in it: what I'm really looking for is an experience with someone who wants to improve in their writing, so we can learn together! 
I like talking stories and ideas, love proofreading and trying to find ways to make stories better and more enjoyable for the writer and the readers alike. 
Ratings I'll beta: •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: A Time For Everything and While the Watcher's Away (by Nik84)
Story types/topics I will not beta:
  • I'd rather not beta any POV stories.
  • Also the less AtS characters in a story, the better (except for Lorne, he makes everything better)
  • No Buffy/other, Spike/other sex scenes pls.
  • No babyfics and/or all human fics! 
  • Preferably no stories with vampire Buffy and/or human Spike (I might be convinced if it's a shorter story)
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •American English  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Service Unit by hulletwyo and (Just recently) Unexpected Universe by Passion4Spike
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'll try anything once, but I can get very nitpicky. If your story is one that is "Buffy walks into the store and sees her Mom and says 'Hey Mom'. Joyce looks towards Buffy and says 'Hi Buffy'." Then I may have to back out. I'm not sure why, but when stories are written like that, they haven't been able to hold my interest unless they were written beautifully...
Additional Comments: I'm actually pretty new to this, and so far the only reason I've even had the opportunity to beta anything is because I've become friends with Hulletwyo and Passion4Spike, so when they asked if I would look at it, well how could I resist? They are wonderful writers. My advice though is this, I have NO problem looking at your story, helping where I can, etc, but I would suggest that you have another beta alongside me. I can be pretty good at advice, and grammar, but sometimes I've been told that it actually does make sense (we're all learning something new everyday, right?). I haven't been big on the advice or what to add to stories as I'm still starting out and the two ladies I HAVE beta'd for, well, I was a little biased because I love everything they write and they can sort of do no wrong in my mind. So if you need help, let me know, I'll be glad to look at it for you! I've put 4-7 days, BUT I'm usually pretty good at getting back to you quicker, unless something pressing in reality comes up. With all of that being said, I am old school and I use Microsoft Word. Alright, that's all. Happy writing!
PS. I'm much easier to reach at miss.hustler@hotmail.com
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 done some beta work here and there, but most recently I have been working with WickedCheeto on her newest story, yet to be posted. 
Story types/topics I will not beta: I enjoy all story types and topics. There isn't much that irks me, although I tend to cringe at any Buffy/Other or Spike/Other.
Additional Comments: I have been an avid reader of fan fiction since I was very young. I am also a HUGE Spuffy fan, and I know a great deal about BTVS. I also have my B.A.I.S. with a teaching certification, making it easy to assist with grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R 
I can help with: •American English  •British English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: I've betaed a couple of Doctor Who fanfics for a tumblr friend (if you'd like to check out the fic, send me a message and I'll link you).
Story types/topics I will not beta: I'm not really interested in All Human, for one. And, to be honest, I reserve the right to not beta stories that do not catch my attention. It does not mean the story is bad or anything, I just feel like I'll give my best to a story that is more my type, that I genuinely like.
I have no knowledge of any of the comics, or the Angel series.
Crossovers accepted if I've watched/read the other 'verse. Just ask.
Additional Comments: Obs.: My "British English" comes from Doctor Who, Harry Potter and Sherlock.