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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: Hey, so I have never done this before but I have to start somewhere, right?
I teach English as a second language so I'm always reading and correcting things. I can help you with grammar and punctuation, as well as editing if necessary. Always up for discussing/researching plot twists too. 
I have been reading facfiction forever and lurking on this site for almost a year now. I decided it's about time I become more involved in the community so message me anytime. 
Story types/topics I will not beta: Pregnancy, baby stories. 
Additional Comments: I'm always reading, and put 4-7 days just to be on the safe side but it's likely I can get back to you much sooner. 
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: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Will list later, or on demand.
The few I helped with were on anoth another site, and were more than 10 yrs ago.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Cruelty simply to write cruelty.
Additional Comments: Former TA to college English/Communications dept, but, hey, it's been 30+ years. BA candidate in History Education, emphasison research, minors/contextuals in Ancient Studies, American Colonial Experience Pre-Civil War, History/Social Studies Education. Historical re-enactor, 14th-19th cents, & WWII. Historical costumer. Needle & textile arts. Aviculturist, formerly owner/manager of working 400 + animal exotic bird farm, breeding/keeping/conserving/rescuing exotic birds/parrots; now just a hobbyist-breeder/pet keeper. Also raised & kept all manner of barnyard & game fowl on the farm, plus geese, sheep, goats, cats, dogs, & geckos. (So if ya need info or feedback about history, costumes/clothing, or animals, I'm your gal). Also, formerly a nurse, so familiar w/US medical & insurance processes, if anyone needs help w/that.
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17 
I can help with: •American English  •Canon Elements  •Grammar  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Beta'd for a few people a few years ago in the hetalia fandom, I unfortunately cannot find most of their accounts anymore. Other than that, I've taken your basic college english courses and I am moderately fluent in Danish and French. 
Story types/topics I will not beta: Honestly open to anything.
Additional Comments:
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •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: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Done a little beta work several years ago when I was in college- dont remember story names anymore sorry!
Story types/topics I will not beta: No non-con, or Major Character Death- unless they're worked through or temporary. (not against it- they just bum me out too hard b/c of the nature of my IRL job)
Additional Comments: B.A. English with emphasis in Creative Writing. I suppose I should put it to use SOMEWHERE wink (William Pratt and I both spent our 20s writing bad poetry...)
Ratings I'll beta: •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: I don't have any fanfic beta experience yet, but I do have peer editing experience from Honors College writing intensive classes I've taken. Also, I love to read and write as well as give and receive feedback for works in progress. I find it helps the process go more smoothly to have another set of eyes on my work. Hopefully we can collaborate. Looking forward to exchanging drafts! :)
Story types/topics I will not beta:
Additional Comments: I've been in the fandom since the series was on the air, and reading fanfic for almost as long, but this is my first serious foray into the world of writing and peer editing fics. I'm excited to be joining the Spuffy community in a more interactive way! Looking forward to getting to know you.
- IvoryPetals 
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 betaed for authors in other fandoms. 
Story types/topics I will not beta: Babyfic, AU
Additional Comments: I'm also a writer myself in another fandom, so I have a strong appreciation for story construction. I'm fairly balanced in my critique. I will be honest and tell you what doesn't work for me, but ultimately it's your story. I will also squee over the parts I really enjoy, so hopefully you'll feel encouraged. I'm a great cheerleader, but I prefer not to work with someone who is too thin-skinned. Everything I do is to help your story become better. You can expect a solid relationship if you can clearly ask for what you need. 
Ratings I'll beta: •G  •PG  •PG-13  •R  •NC-17  •Adult Only
I can help with: •British English  •Canon Elements  •Plot Suggestions  •Punctuation 
Turnaround for an average length chapter: 4-7 days
Beta experience: Beta-ed Harry Potter and Buffy stories for a couple of authors on ff.net a few years ago, and By Any Other Name for Evlane on here.
Story types/topics I will not beta: No parodies or all human high school AU's please.
Additional Comments:
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've beta'd for most of katniss-annabeth-luna-mellark's Captain Swan fics, a few of literatiruinedme's CS fics, and eirabach's 22K word CS/Ghostbusters fic. All of these can be found on ao3 (katniss-annabeth-luna-mellark; eirabach) or tumblr (literatiruinedme).
One of my good friends at school and I edit each other's school papers too, so I have extensive practice editing school papers, if that's of any weight.
Story types/topics I will not beta: Will read pretty much anything. Preferably no self-harm or rape scenes. Prefer not to read Xander/Dawn. I don't care for Angel and would prefer not to beta anything with actual moments of Angel/Buffy, although I'm a great fan of reminiscence on past relationships. The same goes for Spike/Drusilla. Not a fan of song fics.
Additional Comments: I'm excellent at grammar, spelling, and punctuation. I'm very good at commas, and I also have a sister who's better at grammar than I am who I can contact for help. I have three years of high school Spanish under my belt, which may be rusty but could also be helpful, maybe. I'm a pre-med major, so I know a bit about medical procedures (or where to find the info if I don't know it). I've watched probably more British TV than American (I know, not really the real thing) but it's enough that I can probably help with British English as portrayed by Sherlock, Doctors 9-12, and Spike. After my friend's 22K fic I realized I can pretty much beta any length of work, so I'll accept all word counts with open arms.  I'm in college at the moment, so I may be erratic on turnaround time, but 4-7 days sounds reasonable since I use fanfiction as an escape from all this life and I'm a fast reader. :P
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 don't have any beta experience, but I have always been the go-to gal for my family and friends for writing help (re: resumes, letters, school essays, and creative writing.)  I don't miss much when it comes to grammar and spelling, but I do have some comma issues.
Story types/topics I will not beta: I can't think of anything I would not beta.
Additional Comments: My knowledge of the show and the comics is pretty encyclopedic, and I have all of the comics and the show on DVD that I can double-check for canon elements.  I have not watched AtS (yet!), but I know quite a bit from reading fanfic for so long.  I'm not the most creative person, but I'd love to participate in fandom more by being a beta!
The best way to get a hold of me initially is through a PM on the site - after initial contact is made I will know to check my gmail regularly.
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: Currently working on a couple of Spuffy93's stories: Blossoming in the Dark and Second Chance .hugAlso just started on 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.