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Snowflake Challenge Day Fifteen - And So It Ends

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Day 15

In your own space, create your own challenge. What’s something you want to see more people doing in fandom? Is there something fun you’ve tried that you think other people would enjoy if they gave it a go? Dare your friends to try it out, and have fun with it. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.

I'm actually pretty happy with the fandom as it currently is. I wish there were a few more monthly challenges similar to LOTR Community Challenge or Teitho, but realistically, I probably wouldn't have the time to take on a lot more and still keep working on my novel. So, I'm content. However, if you've got good friends in fandom and they are not friends with me, I'd love to add them. 

I promised a day or so ago that I would get braver. I've been posting most of my work on the individual challenge boards and my own name, but kept them friend-locked on my personal boards. I'm going to loosen that up a bit and unlock my friend-lock for my fiction. I will keep things locked for my daily blog. It's easy enough for people to find and read my blog if they really want to, but it's the principle of the thing. 

I also want to continue working toward getting caught up on posting my stories to Fairie, AO3, and MPPT/SWG depending on the time frame of the tale. I prefer Fairie and AO3 because they accept all ratings and I do have pieces that are PG13 or higher. That way I don't have to worry about stepping on anyone's toes. I'll continue to try and get caught up, even though I'm not the best at it. 

And I'll continue to comment on fics I have time to read and posts that interest me or that I feel should have a comment. I like the interactive part of LJ/DW and I want to keep that aspect of fandom in my corner for as long as possible. 

So there we go - Fifteen Days of this and I'm fairly amazed that I managed to do it. 

- Erulisse (one L)

Well done getting all the "flakes" finished! I'm still working on a few.

Good luck meeting all your goals!
I can't afford to fall too far behind with things, I don't have the free time to catch up - LOL.

- Erulisse (one L)
I think that's a fair challenge to fandom, having a few more monthly events to choose from and keep everyone involved.

It's been a good two weeks, I've enjoyed taking part and reading everyone's posts.
It would be fun to have a few additional choices for monthly challenges, but I can usually find plenty of things to keep me writing even when I'm caught up (which is anything BUT right now...although I did get quite a bit done today during a slow day at work).

- Erulisse (one L)
I'm really glad to hear you'll be opening up the posting, for purely selfish reasons I'm afraid: it's a bear to log in and stay logged in on my phone, so I tend to read more unlocked fic (when I have the time while traveling) than flocked fiction simply because I can't access it on the bus as easily. But mainly I'm glad to see you feeling like you can be more open. Way to go on that.