Author has written 23 stories for Pokémon, Kingdom Hearts, Bartimaeus Trilogy, Eversion, Homestuck, Long Live the Queen, Misc. Games, Undertale, Amazing World of Gumball, Steven Universe, and Legend of Zelda.
"Why are there a whole bunch of weirdos leaving reviews that just say the opposite of anything you say?" It's actually just one weirdo who's mad my sister banned one of their many socks from her forum over thinking racial slurs were hilarious and now they're taking it out on everyone. For a list of Hybrid of Fate/Sevenways56's many, many alt accounts, head over here! If you block the accounts she'll still try to annoy you by leaving an anon review or two but at least she won't leave five signed-in reviews shouting about everything but your actual story. If you want to know more details, an accounting of events is over at /misc-discussion-post/#comment-72930
Please be aware that I don't get notified if you reply to my review with a review of your own. If you want to talk to me about a review, please reply to the review (using the dialogue bubble symbol in the reviews list). This automatically provides a link to the review that I can reference. Otherwise, I may not know what you are talking about. Similarly, be aware that I can't read PMs from people who block me. If you want me to read what you're sending me, don't block me immediately after.
Relatedly, the review section is not your IM client. Guest reviews that have nothing to do with the story will be deleted. You can use the review section to yell at me, but you have to say something about the story too or I'm not giving you publicity.
To avoid he said/she said drama, review responses will be reposted to . Don't say anything you wouldn't admit to. If you'd like a response removed, please contact me.
Please don't ask me to do beta reading, I am too busy for it. However, these wonderful people have you covered.
If you're interested in my current work, most of it is on Archive Of Our Own. You can see my new profile at /users/A_Friendly_Irin -- just copy and paste that into the address bar. If you want an invite to set up an account, show me your email address and I can send you an invite.
If my review is critical, please understand I'm not trying to flame you or anything. Any criticism is honestly an attempt at pointing out problems I had that I think could be improved. I don't use the "praise sandwich" method, because I feel that it creates a situation where you can never be sure if any praise is true or not. If I say I liked something, I really did! Because of this, I will try to be as polite as possible, but I will not sugarcoat anything. On the upside, this means that if I don't mention something at all, it wasn't that I hated it but couldn't think of a positive to bring up at the same time.
If you do choose to take my advice I will be glad, but you don't have to feel like I'm making demands of you. I usually try to point out things that could help with future stories, so they can be useful even without the author editing the current story.
You can also look at Farla's NaReWriMo FAQ, as many of her answers to those questions are similar to mine.
And yes, I'm aware that I'm using some of Farla's autocorrect paragraphs (though some are modified). If you have a problem with this, I invite you to do as I do and review every fic in the category for multiple days straight. Show me how it's done! Give those poor, beleaguered authors the specialized attention they deserve! We can discuss methods afterward.
Pearl and A Scattered Dream are abandoned; they were intended as writing exercises when I was younger, and I have since moved beyond them. Bartimaeus may continue some time in the future, but don't hold your breath.
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