If someone genuinely can’t write in regard to grammar and it genuinely concerns you, you can contact that person privately and ask them if they want some help or point them in the direction of someone who can help them. If you don’t care enough to want to help them, it’s not your place to shame them. Just close out of the fic.
People don’t really seem to understand this, but even if the comments are specific it’s still harassment if they are coming from a place of calling someone out rather than attempting to be helpful. Concrit is to help someone reach their potential, to see good in them and want to help them along. No one starts off brilliant at anything. It all takes practice. You should never shame someone for being new or unpracticed at something. No one writes poorly on purpose, I can assure you. A lot of fic writers are not even native english speakers, and they certainly don’t need to feel ashamed of needing a helping hand in certain matters. The english language is frustrating.
Feel free to be annoyed or put off by whatever you want in a piece of writing. Feel free to hate certain tropes or certain styles. How you read something is totally personal to you, and you’re allowed to have opinions. I can just tell you that giving someone shit for trying to do anything, whether it’s art or anything else, is poisonous behavior. People should be allowed to express themselves and given the opportunity to improve. You shouldn’t squash someone’s drive to create because they weren’t up to your standards.
I’m posting this publicly because I think it’s important, not because I want to attack you. I think it’s a perfectly legitimate concern. I just worry how people treat those who just want to do something they love.
A lot of fic writers are not even native english speakers, and they certainly don’t need to feel ashamed of needing a helping hand in certain matters
People should write, and make art, and so whatever they wish to express.
What do you think it is about Hawkeye that’s so compelling as a character?
WE’RE ALL ENEMIES HERE
"Each more of a Judas than the last…"
The boys of Supernatural or how I would take a cast photograph for GQ.
"Let me know if you are looking for anything, though I must warn you, while I’m fairly knowledgable about the technical information, given that I’m effectively asexual, I cannot provide any personal recommendations on any of the toys designed for partnered use."
"Wow, wow, wow, I’m just here for a dumbass bachelor party present for my bro-wait, dude, you’re asexual and you work in a sex shop?”
"Demisexual, technically, and as for your brother, may I suggest choosing from our excellent selection of edible garter belts?"
Hawkeye #19 was well worth the wait. I thought nothing would ever top Pizza Dog.
#19 is mostly in sign language with very little subtitles showing just how awesome the medium of comics can be.
"who do you pair that character with?"
happiness. life. being happy. not being dead. i want them to be alive and safe. and happy. that’s what i’m getting at. that is the direction this is going in. that’s my only wish
Why, anon, thank you. I’ll accept the compliment because it gives me all these Dean vibes.
Have a nice day.
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