Well folks, the people have spoken, and it seems as though the Admins have slowed down. Unfortunately, the damage is already being done. Numerous authers are leaving in droves, and those remaining are at a stalemate. We just want the Admins to put up the necessary protocols that would allow us to keep our writings, like age and account verification.
I've noticed that most of the people who complain about stories are either Anonymous or not even authors. To date, the only that I've run across that I've definitely thought should be gone was a Dora the Explorer fic involving Dora and Swiper the Fox.
Yeah, none for me, thanks.
Again, look out in the real world. There are worse things than people writing smut between a guy and one or more girls, a guy and another guy, or two girls. Plus, look at the crap they show in movies
That's My Boy = Movie about a kid born to a young teen and a teacher. Admittedly, everyone has had at least one fantasy about a teacher in school, and there was a major case about it made years ago.
No Strings Attached = movie about casual sex, with scenes of casual sex.
Saw = 'Nuff said.
Hostel = Torture Porn; essentially dumb American college students in Europe lured to Hostels to the promises of lots of lovely ladies and men, and find themselves tortured for by rich Europeans for their pleasure.
So that's sexual situations in the first half and extreme violence in the other, and I have to admit that Hostel made me cringe. Yet I don't hear any large outcries against anything like the above. Plus, most of the people who make the stuff that we write fiction about don't care what we do, like good ole J.K. Rowling.
With that rant out of the way, on June 23rd, there will be an official Black Out. Authors will not log in, read, or review stories. Those who do not have accounts are also affected by FF's decisions too. Please participate and spread the news! If enough authors take part in this event, FF will know we mean business.
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