Re: Welcome to Beta_Unlimited
- Hello, everyone!
I've been asked to do a brief introduction of myself, so here goes! :-)
Name or Alias: Jamemosalo
Fav shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Highlander, Doctor Who, Beauty and the
Beast (Vincent/Catherine), Forever Knight, Labyrinth (yeah, it's a movie,
not a show, but still), Anita Blake (OK, so, again not a show, but *still*).
>Fav writers of fanfiction: Too many to list!Webpage address: None (yet). I'm *trying*. :-) But it's been *years*
>Fav actors and actresses: Anthony Head, James Marsters, Peter Wingfield,
>Roger Daltrey (i.e., Hugh Fitzcairn/Highlander), Amber Benson, Paul McGann,
>Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Salma Hayek; many, many more...
since I attempted HTML...
>Do you write fanfiction?: Yes, but nothing's ready to post yet.Credentials: B.F.A. in Creative Writing, M.L.I.S. in Library Science, 2
>Do you beta-read: I've been known to. I'd like to do more of it.
>The fanfiction you will beta read: Preferably BTVS, HL, or Doctor Who. I
>will spellcheck and help with grammar on any.
>The ratings of fiction you will beta read: I really prefer G or PG, but
>would do a PG-13. I like angst! Please, *no* slash, R, or NC-17.
self-published "creative non-fiction" books (lesson the first: NEVER get
sucked into subsidy publishing! Blearg. Thus speaks the voice of bitter
experience.) 2 SF/F novels making the rounds to publishers and through
revision. 1 short story, "Why the Doctor is Fond of Cats", due to be
published in the upcoming "The Cat Who Walked Through Time II" (Doctor Who
fanzine-for-charity) (release date TBA).
Thanks for letting me on-list, and I hope to be in contact with some of you
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> Name or Alias: Jamemosalo<snip>
> Fav shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Highlander, Doctor Who
Hurrah--a Doctor Who reader!
[Sharaz Jek] Welcome indeed...
Welcome to the group--look forward to seeing some fiction.
"No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the
determination of critics to find it fascinating.
- Well I had thought of avioding this, but since reading Jamemosalos
one I realised that wouldn't be fair!
>deserves a say, and Jamemosalo got to put it down) Dark Angel,CSI,
> Name or Alias: Nicola
> Fav shows: The Pretender,Labyrinth (It's my favourite movie so it
The Sopranos, A vast array of sitcoms which I'm sure don't get
written about here, and numerous NZ programmes that nobody would of
> Fav writers of fanfiction: We would be here all day if you got mestarted on that one. I'll read anything with a good storyline
> Fav actors and actresses: Andrea Parker and the cast of ThePretender, Caroline Quenton, Dawn French,Oliver Driver, Joanna
Lumley, The guys of
'The Panel" etc etc
> Webpage address: NilLots of Ideas though
>Do you write fanfiction?: Nothing I've had the guts to put online.
>Do you beta-read: I'd like to give it a trylist I guess preferably The Pretender because thats the one I know
>The fanfiction you will beta read: The stuff on my favourite shows
the most about
>The ratings of fiction you will beta read: Any, but if you send mesome vulgar NC-17 (or whatever the rating is) it may come back a PG
> Credentials: Not many (Im only seventeen and have just in theschool holidays that follow sixth form). I have school certificate
(seventy something percent in English, Science, Math, Economics and
Agriculture, Im sure that will come in handy!!) And Sixth form
certificate (too much to write and more than you want to know) I was
third in my school for English and would like to Beta read to touch
up my skills cause all we get to work with is shakespeare *yawn*
So there you go my credentials are that I can read and write, cudos
HAPPY NEW YEAR
- so, i've already asked people to beta for me but since the welcome
message included a request for an introduction, here you go.
Name or Alias: Heidi (aka. Hazel or oviaukko)
Fav shows/movies: the Island, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the
Caribbean, Queer as Folk, Lost, Star Wars, Brokeback Mountain, OC,
Fight Club, Moulin Rouge, ...tbc?
Fav writers of fanfiction: Oh, there are many. <lj user=tuuli1109>,
<lj user=monchy>, <lj user=bahama_breeze77> to mention a few writers
of the last few fics i've read.
Fav actors and actresses: Orlando Bloom (don't say it...), Viggo
Mortensen, Sean Bean, Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Keira
Knightley, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boid, Liv Tyler, Johnny Depp,
Elijah Wood, Natalie Portman, Liam Neeson, Goran Visnjic, Dermot
Mulroney, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Colin Firth, ....that's not
Webpage address: http://www.livejournal.com/users/oviaukko/
Do you write fanfiction?: Yes. Have not in a year or so but now
starting again. All my fics can be found here:
Do you beta-read: Have betad for a friend, mainly just giving my
opinion on the fic and some suggestions as to the plot. Am currently
too busy with life and own fics to even beta for her, sorry.
Hope we all have a blast. *G*
"What is an ev0l giraffe anyway? I will eat all the leaves on this tree..."
- Welcome to my list. Why don't you introduce yourself. Here's just a
guideline and my intro.
> Name or Alias: Sondra
> Fav shows: Highlander, Battlestar Galactica 2003, and whatever strikes my
> fancy at the moment.
> Fav writers of fanfiction: don't have any at the moment
> Fav actors and actresses: um, don't watch that much tv, maybe Peter
> Wingfield. . .
> Webpage address: None.
> Do you write fanfiction?: Of course
> Do you beta-read: Of course.
> The fanfiction you will beta read: From any of my fav shows as stated
> above. But I can also check for grammar and spelling in all other fics
> too! I'm flexible! I will not beta slash (sorry, that's just not my cup
> o'tea fellas)
> The ratings of fiction you will beta read: From G to NC-17
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- Name or Alias: sweetkitty
Fav shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angle, Bones, the
Pretender, Highlander(both), The Sentinel, on occasion
the Dead Zone, Queer As Folk, 4400 and any show that
catchs my fancy.
Fav writers of fanfiction: A lot to name
Webpage address: have one, but not up yet
Do you write fanfiction?: Yes, and I've posted.
I write gen, slash, and crossovers.
Do you beta-read: No