Beta post

Feb. 1st, 2017 09:41 pm
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Use the comments of this post to offer your beta-ing services.

If you're offering, please specify at least:

  • which fandoms you can help with
  • the type of beta you can offer
  • anything you can't beta
  • how people can best contact you to ask for your help


If you're a creator needing help finding a beta, and there isn't anyone in the comments here offering what you need, please contact the mod in the first instance. Posting directly in the comments here asking for help may make it too obvious what your assignment is.

Date: 2017-02-02 04:04 am (UTC)
morbane: pohutukawa blossom and leaves (Default)
From: [personal profile] morbane
Canons I am most confident in / require the least review to beta:
Black Jewels - Anne Bishop
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis
Dragonriders of Pern - Anne McCaffrey
Emelan - Tamora Pierce
The Goblin Emperor - Katherine Addison
Hunger Games Series - All Media Types
Kingsman (Movies)
Labyrinth (1986)
Original Work
Welcome to Life: the singularity ruined by lawyers (Tom Scott video)


Canons I have some familiarity with but may need to do revision for, or where I may not be able to provide comments on worldbuilding aspects:
Babylon 5
Changeling: The Lost
Darkangel Trilogy - Meredith Ann Pierce
Discworld - Terry Pratchett
Earthsea - Ursula K. Le Guin
The Expanse (TV)
Harry Potter - Books Only
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika | Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Sharing Knife - Lois McMaster Bujold
Tortall - Tamora Pierce
Uplift Series - David Brin
Vorkosigan Saga - Lois McMaster Bujold
Zootopia (2016)


I will beta any content - though please let me know about potentially-disturbing content before I read the story. Microsoft Word or Google Docs preferred, but I can handle some other formats. If you just want light SPAG I will be faster, but for usual beta jobs I take at least 1 day per 1k. You are very welcome to contact me at morbane@gmail.com.

Date: 2017-02-02 07:14 am (UTC)
lirin_lirilla: (Default)
From: [personal profile] lirin_lirilla
Fandoms I can beta without needing time for canon review: (fandoms I requested are careted)
Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis
Harry Potter - Books Only
^Harry Potter - Wizarding World
Marvel Cinematic Universe
^Middle Earth - J. R. R. Tolkien
Middle Earth - Peter Jackson Movies
NASA "Mars Explorers Wanted" Posters
NASA Visions of the Future travel posters
Original Work
^Oxford Time Travel Universe - Connie Willis
^Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Vorkosigan Saga - Lois McMaster Bujold
^Star Wars Legends: Thrawn Trilogy - Timothy Zahn
X-Men (Movieverse)

Fandoms I can also beta but might need time to review if you want me to check canon aspects:
Dinotopia - James Gurney
Discworld - Terry Pratchett
Earthsea - Ursula K. Le Guin
Harry Potter - wizarding schools around the world
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Hunger Games Series - All Media Types
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - Susanna Clarke
Star Trek: The Original Series
The Mysterious Benedict Society - Trenton Lee Stewart
Tortall - Tamora Pierce
Star Wars Sequel Trilogy (TFA and EU)

  • For any of the above fandoms, if you want somebody to beta your outline or double-check your ideas for canon compliance before you get to the actually-writing stage, I can do that; also of course regular betaing of a completed draft.
  • I can also check SPAG for any fandom, including those I'm unfamiliar with if you can't find anybody offering them. I use American spelling but am comfortable with British spelling. I love grammar. :-)
  • I can beta both fic and meta, and although I've never betaed art I would definitely be willing to take a crack at it.
  • I will not beta sex scenes or anything R-rated or above. I won't beta some PG-13 content; if your story has that rating please give me more info & I'll decide on a case-by-case basis. All in all I'm more of a gen writer so if the story is romance-centric I'm probably not your best bet.
  • I prefer Google Docs, but other options may be possible if that doesn't work for you.
  • My email is lirin.lirilla at gmail.

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