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Author has written 12 stories for Tales of Vesperia, D.Gray-Man, Toaru Majutsu no Index/とある魔術の禁書目録, Infinite Stratos/IS<インフィニット・ストラトス>, World Only God Knows/神のみぞ知るセカイ, My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute/俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない, Persona Series, C³ -シーキューブ-, Hyperdimension Neptunia, Charlotte/シャーロット, and Date A Live/デート・ア・ライブ.
Don't flame me, place constructive criticism!
Well, I'll start out with the fact that English is the second language I've learned (the first is a secret) and the third one that I'm currently learning is Japanese. My stories are far from perfect, but I do try and make an effort in improving my writing style. Hence, I take constructive criticism very seriously. Reviews also help motivate me write, although I don't expect much since I'm nowhere near as good as some writers (like the author's of some of my favorite stories).
My Japanese is self taught, as such, my knowledge regarding the language is all over the place. I can read and write to a certain extent, but my kanji knowledge is rather limited - so I can't do full translations reliably.
Also, don't expect large chapter lengths from me or short update times. I write mainly as a hobby so it's only during times of large free times or overwhelming inspiration that I can either write long chapters or increase my update frequency.
Currently Reading the following Light Novels:
Currently Playing the following games:
Tales of Zestiria
Dislikes in General:
Yaoi/Yuri: One of the few things that can make me run away from any work in general is if the pairings is guy to guy or girl to girl. Honestly, the mere thought of it makes me want to dish out and apply a healthy dose of brain bleach. Though I mean no offense to those who actually like it, but please state in the summary if it's yaoi/yuri. Don't even try to make me read one. You can never make me like it.
Bad Grammar: I certainly understand that not all writers are English proficient. But as many people would be repelled by bad grammar, it'd be best if those writers would take into account the reviews that places good constructive criticism. Get a beta if you seriously can't do any better. It would be a much enjoyable experience for all of us.
Marvel/DC: Don't ask me why. But I have an irrational dislike of anything Marvel or DC.
Comments within the course of the story: Unless you're breaking the fourth wall, keep author comments at the bottom or top of a story. If the reader so wishes it, they will read the comments. But please don't place it within the story. It ruins the flow and makes me think that I'm on a conversation rather than reading a story. If it can't be avoided, then just annotate it or do it rarely.
Japanese within the text: If you're writing a story in English, keep everything in English. Those who know the universe that you are writing would obviously know what the supposed language of the character is. So don't place whole Japanese sentences/phrases into a story (just notify the audience what language is being spoken within the story if there's a sudden change). Honorifics can be placed since they generally have no English equivalent, names of festivals or customs are also allowed but anything else would really ruin the story... except if you're stating Japanese lyrics of course.
Flamers: Flaming a story wouldn't be a good show of how smart a person really is. In fact it would only serve to make people think that said flamer isn't mature at all. If you dislike something, please state it intellectually. By saying a person sucks, you obviously have an idea on what could possibly be better. So instead of insulting them, state why it sucks and how they can improve. No one would be inclined to improve from hurtful words.
NTR: If you don't know what this means, then allow me to enlighten you. NTR is an acronym (?) that refers to 'Netorare' which can refer to 'cuckold'. Essentially, this is when two characters in a relationship have one be taken by a third party often through sexual means. To put it simply, it's when someone steals the girlfriend or boyfriend of a character from the person they have/had a relationship with. It shouldn't be a surprise why I hate this, but what's surprising is that some people actually like this... do those people actually want that to happen to them in real life?
Overpowered Characters: Unless the character was originally overpowered in their story (like Shiba Tatsuya of Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei) don't make a character overpowered right of the bat. Unless you plan to have enemies for a character that would either match or overpower your character later on, then simply don't. This is even more unforgivable (at least for me) if the overpowered character is an OC. Crack stories don't count.
Random Thoughts and Opinions:
Naruto Stories: As much as I dislike Naruto, I do admit that from time to time, well written stories pop up. The problem however, is that there are far too many badly written ones. I'm not going to point fingers, but there are a lot of stories out there that has Naruto losing all the traits that made him Naruto in the first place. Then there are crossover stories that have a Naruto in Name Only where they proceed to leave the story they're having a crossover with to bask in said Naruto's 'awesomeness'. It gets even worse that they pretty much NTR (yes, I consider it as such even if the connections between the characters haven't been established) just about anything said 'Naruto' comes into contact with... so it's no surprise that apart from really good ones (like The Leaf's Naruto), I avoid the Naruto fandom like the plague.
Bashing: To a certain extent, I can take this for crack stories. But any story that isn't crack and has bashing within the story regardless of how deserving a character is to be in the receiving end of it wouldn't really cater to my interest all that long (if it even did hold it).
As much as I want to write the ideas that goes in my head, there are some that are either just too much for me to do with my current work load or I'm not confident of executing it well. Either that, or I don't quite have a feasible explanation as to why things ended up the way they did.
Here are some of them:
Breaking Normality (name subject to change)
Castaway (name subject to change)
A Time Traveler in the Eyes of Others (name subject to change)
Carving the Future (name subject to change)
Revealing of a Legend (name subject to change)
I may write these ideas one day, but, as of the near future, is unlikely. If you wish to do one of these ideas yourselves, PM me so I can see it for myself!
Stories in Hiatus/Paused:
Revision Days: Friday, Saturday or Sunday
I have started a blog primarily around my written works recently. Most of the written works on my blogs are original stories, but there are some fan fictions in their that isn't published here (mostly seeing as I'm not done with the editing phase for the story). If you have the time, please have a look: silencingthoughts.wordpress.com
Writer Current Status: Somewhat slow on the updates due to real life, but now working on Awakening.