RECCING SIGN-UP POST
so, for this comm to get in order, what we need are reccers!
this is the post where you sign up for the fandom (or large ship within a fandom) you're interested in reccing for. at the moment we're looking for recs just for the month of august, with one person per fandom/ship. (please don't worry if the fandom/ship you're interested in is taken! with enough activity we will definitely host more rounds.)
the way this will go is that once you have a fandom/ship to rec for, you will be assigned a certain day (such as sunday, monday, tuesday.) on the designated day, you will post one fic rec for your fandom.
how we define "underappreciated" (as stated in our profile) is:
- any fic with less than 1000 kudos on ao3 - this is a hard rule
- fic that is not in the top 2% of pages for a fandom
- fic not by an author who has a story in the top 1% of pages for a fandom
- fic that has been posted/created for at least a month
- (we will help set these numbers for you so nothing gets lost in translation)
- if you're interested in reccing a specific popular ship for a large fandom, please let us know for that. (e.g. drarry)
- if you're interested in reccing fic from small fandoms, we can discuss adjusting qualifications.
- if you're interested in reccing fic from fanfiction.net, livejournal (not x-posted to ao3), or any other platform, please let us know so we can discuss popularity proportions.
this is the format of the recs:
subject: Title by Author [Rating]formats inspired by crack_van
Fandom: your fandom
Title: title with link to the fic. please let us know if you don't know how to make a link on dreamwidth
Pairing/Character Focus: please use full names if possible
Author: ao3 users can be credited with the following code:
<user name="main ao3 pseud" site="archiveofourown.org">
What makes this a gem: write a little blurb about why you're reccing this fic in particular! does it have wonderful prose? wonderful themes? (both?) is it a personal favorite? can you not stop thinking about it?
warnings are not required as they are assumed to be appropriately marked by the author
please leave a comment with the fandom you're interested in reccing for! and yes, we do require a dreamwidth account. but other than that... that's it, and you'll hear from us soon!