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weasleytook ([personal profile] weasleytook) wrote in [community profile] crossovering2015-07-27 01:46 pm
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Beta readers & a deadline reminder!

ONE MONTH UNTIL DEADLINE:
It is July 27th in the U.S., so that means there is ONE MONTH left of writing before stories are due. All assignments should be complete and uploaded no later than August 27 at midnight EDT. There will be time after that for edits, but stories should have a beginning, middle and end by then. (And we will be checking for placeholders or incomplete stories.) Instructions on how to post your story are available in this post.

BETA READERS:
While we do not require stories to have a beta reader, we strongly recommend it. In case you do not have someone to beta read for you, you can ask for help here. Or if you'd like to volunteer your services as a beta reader, you can post here as well.

If you're volunteering as a beta, please comment here! Tell us:
  • Which fandoms you can work in (full list of Crossovering fandoms)

  • How to contact you: email, @Twitter, Tumblr, Skype, PM on LJ/DW, &c

  • If you're offering SPAG, worldbuilding, character, or plot help ... or all four!

  • An estimate of what your turnaround time is

  • Your dealbreakers, aka what you won't beta, e.g., violence, non-con, cheating, mushrooms, talking animals, &c


If you're looking for a beta, you can leave an anonymous comment here listing the fandoms you need help with. DO NOT REVEAL YOUR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT.

Anonymous comments will be unscreened and can be replied to by beta volunteers with their contact info.

If you're looking for a beta and are worried about revealing your assignment, you can email the mods and we'll act as go-between on your behalf.

We hope everyone is enjoying the writing process so far, but if you need any assistance, feel free to comment here or e-mail us and we'll do what we can.
morbane: pohutukawa blossom and leaves (Default)

[personal profile] morbane 2015-07-27 11:51 pm (UTC)(link)
Hello!

I like to beta. Hit me up.

Contact: morbane@gmail.com, or a DW/LJ message
Dealbreakers: none, but please warn me about extreme violence/gore, especially to animals or affecting hands, and long passages describing drug trips. I will beta porn if you want me to, but it's not my area of strength.

I can give a range of commentary, from light SPAG & plot checks to in-depth constructive criticism - let me know what you prefer. In-depth commentary takes longer and I can't promise a turnaround faster than 2 days per 1k words.


Fandoms I am reasonably confident in/ have canon to hand:
Black Jewels - Anne Bishop
Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis
Dragonriders of Pern - Anne McCaffrey
Dollhouse
Emelan - Tamora Pierce
Fairy Tales & Related Fandoms
Firefly
Greek and Roman Mythology
Hunger Games Series - All Media Types
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)
Shoujo Kakumei Utena | Revolutionary Girl Utena

Fandoms I have seen/read/? in part/ not recently
Agent Carter (TV)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV)
The Americans (TV 2013)
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
The Blacklist (TV)
Boston Legal
Discworld - Terry Pratchett
Doctor Who & Related Fandoms
Harry Potter - J. K. Rowling
Hornblower (TV)
Kushiel's Legacy - Jacqueline Carey
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika | Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Person of Interest (TV)
Pocket Monsters | Pokemon (Main Video Game Series)
Push (2009)
Sherlock (TV)
Star Trek: Alternate Original Series (Movies)
Star Wars - All Media Types
Supernatural
Tomorrowland (2015)
Tortall - Tamora Pierce
Young Wizards - Diane Duane


Will also beta in fandoms I don't know if you just want commentary on style.
miramira: book stack (Default)

[personal profile] miramira 2015-07-29 02:16 am (UTC)(link)
Contact: mirarpg@gmail.com or Dreamwidth PM

Offering: SPAG, worldbuilding, character, plot...just let me know where you need me to focus.

Turnaround time: 2-3 days for 5k words; add a day for every additional 2-3k

Dealbreakers: I am probably not your best pick for porn or graphic violence.

Fandoms:

A Song of Ice and Fire
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Chronicles of Narnia
Discworld (except the Tiffany Aching series, but I can still manage worldbuilding for that)
Doctor Who (2005)
Dragon Age
Fairy Tales & Related Fandoms
Game of Thrones
Greek and Roman Mythology
Harry Potter
NCIS
Quantum Leap
Star Trek
Star Trek: Alternate Original Series
The Americans

I can also potentially help with the following properties, though I may be fuzzier on canon and character details:

Doctor Who (1963)
How I Met Your Mother
Inception
Law & Order
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Marvel 616
Sailor Moon
Star Wars
Supergirl
The Big Bang Theory
The Flash
Young Wizards

Beta Offer

(Anonymous) 2015-08-14 03:03 pm (UTC)(link)
Contact: redworkin@juno.com

Offering: Grammar, character, plot

Turnaround time: 3-5 days

Dealbreakers: I suck at writing porn, so I'm probably not the best at editing it. I can give it a shot though.

Fandoms:
Avatar: The Last Airbender
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Firefly
Supernatural
Agent Carter
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Arrow (TV)
Diskworld
Emelan
Tortall (not so good past The Immortals)
Hunger Games
Pacific Rim
Push
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Orphan Black
Veronica Mars