“Since most people writing Pokemon fanfictions on http://www.fanfiction.net are writing anime fics anyways maybe you should consider moving over to archiveofourown where you can find almost exclusively game-centric fics. But we all know you won’t do that because you enjoy complaining about shitposts from http://www.fanfiction.net too much.”
Tag: Pokemon author responses
“Pokemon species names are canonically capitalized no matter the context. They are proper nouns, not common nouns.
My author’s notes are clearly distinguished from the rest of the story and nitpicking the formatting is not constructive criticism.
Enjoy your block.”
Someone actually apologizes after flipping out at me today.
“I don’t consider Pokémon giving each other names, apart from nicknames like ‘Lu’ for Lucario or ‘Goth’ for Gothitelle.
Let’s just face it. We disagree on many things in the Pokemon universe. If you don’t like the way I write, then don’t read it. Simple as that.”
“So you finally came. St Elmo’s fire, I shouldn’t have to write to fit your needs alone. In that case you might as well hold someone’s hand as they write.
Imagine it like this, your favorite author is writing in a new style that you don’t like and you complain to him. Should he have to adapt to the views of the few or the views of the many? I used a perfectly normal use of bold for notes. Its much simpler and easier to notice. The underline is then used to start the chapter.
Now enjoy. Maybe. Your just picky.”
The review consisted of the anime and horizontal line paragraphs and nothing else.
Universally positive responses today! A lot of people are getting fed up with Blaze.
“I am someone who appreciates constructive criticism. There is a fine line between you giving criticism to help someone and criticizing someone because you think you know everything. You are really flirting with that line here. I’m sure it isn’t just towards me because someone felt the need to PM me and warn me about you and a few other people who are doing the same thing. I’ll be the first to admit that my grammar and spelling aren’t always correct and that I make mistakes when writing. The whole point of FanFiction is to write and read stories about characters you love. It is all for fun and doesn’t have to be perfect. It is people like you who feel the need to point out everyone’s mistakes that take the fun out of this. This is a small hobby of mine, not my job. I don’t have to be correct in my grammar and all. If that bothers readers, than they simply won’t read my work and I am perfectly fine with that. I won’t be taking any of your “corrections” and I’m not changing my story to an anime fic. I’ll leave it as is. Feel free to not read any of my stories if it bothered you that much. If you simply can’t help yourself and end up leaving another rude comment on any of my stories, then I would be MORE than happy to block you. Have a GREAT day.”
“Thanks for the advice…but no.”
Edit: They actually did elaborate! See the response below.
“you’re a dick, i’m just letting you know”
Nice responses today.
Not one but two unreviewed passerby show up to give me their unsolicited opinions on why unsolicited opinions are evil.
“listen up and i will say this only once, if you dont like the story, no one forces you to read it […] also, don’t bother to reply to me.”
I get another supporter in the Blaze conflict, however.
“… You understand that you aren’t very loved on this site, and if I’ll try to think on and accept your criticism you will have to do the same and try to improve your ways, before starting with the story that ‘people are insensitive’.”
Someone drinks Blaze’s Kool-Aid and decides people wanting to burn me at the stake is proof I deserve to be burned at the stake. They proceed to tell me to repent and mend my ways without actually telling me how, as per usual.
Mixed bag today. Several people are reasonable, but one completely loses it because I obviously knew one of the authors I reviewed plagiarized their story.
Calm responses today, including one that seems genuinely interested in my opinions.