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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
11:57 pm
[strawberryroseg]
Fast Beta Needed!
Name: strawberryroseg
Age: so old
Rating of fic: PG-13
Pairings in fic: Harry/Draco
Any warnings about fic content: kids
Where to contact you: Comment or message
Any other important info the beta should know: Deadline is September 9th, yikes! And the fic is ~40k (I'm so sorry). This is also my first time looking for a beta like this so I'm kind of lost! Your patience is very much appreciated. ♥
Thursday, August 10th, 2017
5:27 pm
[lrthunder]
Beta for two fics needed
I need a beta for two fics. One is due on the 14th, and the other due on the 15th. I would prefer to send them via Google Docs to be checked for SPaG and maybe some other suggestions for the plots.

The first one is for Dramione Duet (due August 14) and the beta can't be a participant.
It's rated NC-17, around 2200 words. No non-con/rape, bdsm, although there is some exhibitionism.

The second one is due August 15th.
It's rated NC-17, around 2100 words, and the pairings are Harry/Astoria, Draco/Ginny, Harry/Ginny, Draco/Astoria.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
10:28 pm
[rosevalleynb]
FOUND!
Name: rosevalleynb
Rating of fic: Somewhere between PG-13 and R? (1 f-bomb, slang used for sex)
Pairings in fic: Katie Bell/Marcus Flint
Any warnings about fic content: none
Where to contact you: reply here, or send me a pm, or email me at rosevalleynb@gmail.com
Any other important info the beta should know:
Written for the hphet. My due date/ posting date for this fic June 10. Word count is 1490. I work in Word and prefer to communicate over email.
Since I'm not a native speaker and Grammarly does not pick up all the errors, I need someone to nitpick over SPaG and maybe some Brit-picking if you're able (not a must).
1:17 pm
[igystigy]
Hi, Beta reader needed for AU fic.

Name: Igy St. Igy
Age: 29
Rating of fic: (i.e. G, PG, R, etc.) Probably R.
Pairings in fic: I really want to leave this as a surprise, if that's okay? It doesn't happen until really near the end of this novel-length fic.
Any warnings about fic content: (i.e. character death, mpreg, smut, etc.) Might be a bit of erotica, uh, there are OCs but I really hope they're not Mary Sues or Gary Stus (there's quite a few OCs, adults and students). There's also a terrible thing that happened to one of the characters that had to do with sex, but I don't want to give away the plot.
Where to contact you: (should they comment in this entry, send an email or IM, or any other form of communication?) Just comment in the entry, or drop me a line at igystigy@gmail.com
Any other important info the beta should know:

This is set in an AU where Harry was never born (sorry, Harry) and Neville Longbottom was the boy who lived. It's good according to me, but it might not be and I'm deluded. It isn't finished, but I've got quite a lot of it written and am working feverishly on even more.
Monday, February 27th, 2017
6:21 pm
[ustorycollector]
Beta Needed Please for Drarry fic!
Name: ustorycollector
Rating: NC-17 (Don't worry, I am well over 18)
Pairings in fic: Harry/Draco
Warnings: smut, fluff, top!Draco, bottom!Harry
Where to contact: leave a reply to this message
Other information: Hiya! I'm writing a fic for Dracotops_harry, and I really need a beta to check spelling and grammar and to tell me if there's anything glaringly wrong with the story. The deadline for the fest is the 19th of March, and I'd love to have it done before then, but I am very bad at deadlines. I haven't finished the fic yet, but it'll probably be ~40k. I have written the first chapter (of 4) so I can send that as soon as I have a beta! If you are available/willing I will be eternally grateful!
Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
12:22 pm
[rosevalleynb]
Beta Needed for HP Kinkfest entry!
Name: rosevalleynb
Rating of fic: NC-17
Pairings in fic: KB/MF
Any warnings about fic content: Fic contains the consensual spanking of an adult, anal sex, d/s undertones, generous use of the word cunt and other crude language.
Where to contact you: PM me or shoot me an email via rosevalleynb@gmail.com
Any other important info the beta should know: See warnings. Fic is about 2200 words long. This will be my entry for the 2017 HP Kinkfest and I need someone to check the SPaG and flow. I use Word.
Friday, October 28th, 2016
9:20 am
[knowmefirst]
URGENT: BETA NEEDED FOR A REMUS/SEVERUS DRABBLE
Rating: G
Pairing/Gen: Remus/Severus
Need Help With: spag
Deadlines?: Is due today.


Found :D
Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
4:10 pm
[nevrafire]
Urgent beta needed for a short HP fest drabble due Friday
Name: nevrafire
Rating of fic: PG/PG-13
Pairings in fic: Harry/Parvati (plus other background characters/pairings)
Any warnings about fic content: none
Where to contact you: reply to this entry, PM me or send me an email at Jamdall.fire18@gmail.com
Any other important info the beta should know: it's a very short drabble (200 words more or less) it's for a fest and the submission deadline is October 28th. I just need a quick check for spelling/grammar/punctuation. (thanks in advance)


Beta Found
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
7:01 am
[hanaheart]
Beta for Two HP fics
Hi,
I'm looking for a beta and britpicker for my Hp fics, please.

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Title: Trial of the Heart
Rating: R/NC-17
Pairing: Snape/Lupin, Prev. Black/Lupin
Genre: Drama, Angst
Need Help With: Grammer, Spelling, Character development and Plot flow and development.
Deadlines: None.
Warnings/Contains: AU, Slash, Mpreg
Summary: For almost two decades, Lupin been faithful to his lover Black despite his feelings towards certain Potions Master. However, one drunken night, he gave into temptation and slept with Snape. After the final battle, Snape was declared dead and without Dumbledore's support, Lupin found himself on the run from the new werewolves' laws. One year later, while escaping from the Aurors, Lupin bumps into a very much alive Severus Snape, who has been living in disguise all that time.
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Title: Untitled
Rating: R/NC-17
Pairing: Snape/Lupin, and others
Genre: Drama, Angst, Character Death
Need Help With: Grammer, Spelling, Character development and Plot flow and development.
Deadlines: None.
Warnings/Contains: AU, Slash, Mpreg
Summary: Snape survives the final battle but is in a coma for four months. A seventeen-year-old boy shows up at Hogwarts claiming to be his son, much to the shock for Lupin and everyone in the Wizarding world, expect for few selected poeple. Meanwhile, some people aren't pleased that the Wizengamot had cleared Snape from all charges and wanted to kill the Potions Master and his son as well.


If you are interested in beta-ing either of my stories, please, PM me. thank you
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
12:41 pm
[lrthunder]
Beta request
I need a beta for a fic due on Oct. 24

The pairings: Harry/Astoria, Draco/Ginny
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: around 2900

I prefer to send it via Google Doc
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
10:58 pm
[pasdexcuses]
Beta wanted for Harry/Draco project
I'd like a beta to help me with a project that has been in the works for a very long time. The info is as follows:

Pairing: Harry/Draco
Rating: NC-17
Word count: It's a chaptered fic that I estimate will be around 30k
Warnings: None, though it's an AU

As mentioned, this is going to be a chaptered fic. It's not being written for a fest, so there's no time pressure. Mostly, I need someone who can be really patient, because the writing of this fic is very slow. That said, I have the first 10k written down, which I figure is a good enough place to start.

If you're interested, comment below or PM me!
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
10:16 pm
[velmel]
Wanted: Beta WIP 100k+ Triad fic

Rating: NC-17 (MA)
Pairing: Harry/Hermione/Draco (Triad)
Genre: Friendship / Adventure / Romance / Action / Fantasy
Need Help With: Grammer, Spelling, Character growth and etc, Plotting, Courtship (magical etiquette)
Deadlines: ASAP to discuss and work together; turnaround should be a week to 2 weeks or so for each chapter

Warnings/Contains:
- 100k+ fic
- Strong explicit language (though I try not to be crude)
- Major AU-- different school
- Magical racism
- Mental and Emotional turmoil
- Blood, death and gore
- Slash
- Polyamorous relationships
- Explicit sexual content (though nothing will happen until their magical majority)-- D/s subtones

Summary:Hermione pieces the conspiracies surrounding Harry, and does the only thing she can to ensure the safety of Harry: sending him off with Sirius as he's escaping. AU

Other: Team player Long haul
I'm looking to have a min of two betas. So it's important to get along. You need to be able to bounce ideas around. There will be a lot of mythology (from all around the world) and species in the fic--so if you have some knowledge in that--Yay Bonus!
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
8:25 pm
[glittering_git]
Beta for HD Tropes Fest
Name: Sara Bennett (aka glittering_git)
Rating of fic: R
Pairings in fic: mainly Harry/Draco
Where to contact you: I can be contacted here or emailed at saraybennett@gmail.com
Any other important info the beta should know: I know this is sort of last minute, but I'm incredibly new to this whole writing fan fic thing. The fic is due by July 15, but I hope to be completely done with it by the 10th. It will probably be around 15-20k. I'm willing to beta other work in return. Please, please let me know if you can help. Thanks!
Saturday, April 16th, 2016
5:21 pm
[kb_weasley]
Name: KB-Weasley
Rating of fic: PG
Pairings in fic: mainly Ron/Hermione, though Ron/OC and Hermione/OC as well
Any warnings about fic content: hurt, angst, language
Where to contact you: Comment on entry will work just fine
Any other important info the beta should know: A post-war Ron/Hermione fic that will span over a couple of years. Not strictly Ron/Hermione, as previously mentioned. More a fic of them "finding themselves" apart and then together. Very hurt/comfort/angst/ish. Other characters will appear (Harry, Ginny, George, etc.) Need help mainly with constructing fluid and clear storyline that makes sense to readers. I tend to get jumbled in thought processes and writing and it makes sense to me, but not to everyone else. I have most of the story mapped out and planned and outlined, just need help getting down so that it's coherent and comprehensible.

p.s. I'm a slower worker with a busy schedule. I'd get the story and the progress I've made to you in pieces and probably not as frequent as either of us would hope. But it will get done, one way or another.

Thanks.
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
11:15 pm
[hanaheart]
Looking for a beta for HP fic
Name: Hana
Age: 32
Rating of fic: R
Pairings in fic: Sirius/Remus, Remus/Snape, OMC/Snape, Harry/Draco (later on)
Any warnings about fic content: AU, Slash, Mpreg, Mention of torture (nothing graphic though.)
Where to contact you: Send Me an IM.
Any other important info the beta should know: not that i can think of, but you are free to ask me about anything you want.
Monday, February 22nd, 2016
7:17 pm
[lrthunder]
Beta needed for fest
This fic isn't due until May, but I would like it back as quickly as possible so I can submit soon.

Pairing: Harry/Astoria
Rating: NC-17 for one sex scene
Word Count: around 3300 words

If anyone could use Google Docs to look at it, that would be great.
Monday, November 30th, 2015
10:43 am
[nykizta]
Seeking Beta for Developing Fic
Hi! So, I'm currently in the process of writing a new fic. I'll post the general idea below, but I'm still kicking around a lot of ideas. I need someone I can throw snippets or chapters at who can then give me feedback. I'm mostly looking for someone to help me with the flow of the story, continuity, staying true to the universe, and keep me from over-complicating things. I can grammar and spell check myself, for the most part. (I AM leaving open the possibility of explicit smut scenes in this story, I really don't know. I can, however, get a secondary beta for those parts if you need. I can summarize any plot or story-centric happenings within the scene. But I like what effects intimacy can have on both stories and character development.)

I'm hoping for this to be a LONG story. Minimum 40k words. The concept I'm building this on isn't a simple solve-and-done type deal.

OH! Last question! Are you from the UK? One of the things I'm hoping to do is NOT over-Americanize the story. I don't feel the need to drench it in British lingo, but I don't want my character saying things they would never say because of the culture differences.

Characters: Hermione Granger (I'm planning on it likely being George or Charlie, though nothing is totally set here.)
Time frame: 5 years post-war
Goal: Overhaul of the Hogwarts Houses
How: (I'll save this for further conversation if you're interested)
Why: After continuing her SPEW project to the point of getting several pieces of legislation through the Ministry, Hermione has decided to pursue the course most of her friends had been expecting for years. However, on her way to an interview in Hogwarts, Hermione stumbles upon a frighteningly familiar display in the halls of her alma mater. Following the interview, which is all but formality, Hermione finds herself contemplating what will soon become her new pet project. Overhauling the houses of Hogwarts that had shaped her and her friends' childhoods.
Friday, September 4th, 2015
8:49 am
[twistedm]
Seeking a beta for a light H/D fic
Beta found, thank you!
Name: TwistedM
Age: well over 21
Rating of fic: NC-17
Pairings in fic: Harry/Draco
Any warnings about fic content: Note the "NC-17" but otherwise, no warnings. It is light and cute.
Where to contact: Please comment on this entry, or send an email to <1twistedmiracle @ gmail . com>

Any other important info the beta should know:
I have written a fic for an H/D fest and would like help from an experienced beta. A person who was able to Britpick at the same time would be a real find, but that would be a bonus, not a necessity.

The fic itself is pretty dang dirty, but also lighthearted and cute. It's right around 11,000 words and due October 1.

If we've never "met" I might ask you to point me toward something you've written or beta'd before. :)
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
8:58 pm
[momatu]
Britpicking for a 30,000+ word fic
I am looking for someone to britpick a story for the H/D Pottermore Fair on HD_Fanfair.  The story is still a work in progress at about 20,000 words.  It will almost certainly end up over 30,000.  I have a deadline of September 7th, but I've already asked for an extention of a couple weeks.  There are no common squicks in the story, and I don't expect it to even reach an R rating as it's working out to be pre-slash.  If you're interested, please PM me. 
Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
9:43 pm
[bonsaibetz]
Need a third beta
"And They DIdn't Live Happily Ever After"
Rating: NC-17
Length: 67 chapters (chapter 51 - 117) - but if you want to beta for a few chapters or the whole rest of the fic, I'm willing to put betas into rotation when one wants to bow out.

Needs: I need beta work for punctuation, the odd typo I missed, maybe add a helping verb if I dropped one or change the tense of a verb if I accidentally put it in the wrong tense.



Yes, the monster WIP that everyone thought abandoned is complete.  I have just sent chapter 51 off to my first beta.  When I was posting back in 2004-2006, I liked having three betas so that very little was flagged, if anything, by Ashwinder mods for correction.

I currently have two betas already lined up, but would like a third once again.

So if you are interested in being a beta, be it for a few chapters or more, let me know.  If I get more than one response, if the first beta only wants to do a  few chapters then bow out, then I'll bring the next in line.

No, you don't have to read chapters 1-50 to beta for me.  This thing is complete and I've done one last whole read thorugh to make sure no plot holes or contraditions or plots are left unresolved.

Chapters vary between 10-27 pages, usually about the 15-19 page range.
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