October 15th, 2012

the right stuff, spirit animals, audience participation

Yuletide: Sally Lockhart - Philip Pullman, Walking & Talking, Round About Five, Case Histories

Hi there Author/Pinch-hitter/Treat-writer/All-around cool person!

I should say first off - thanks! I think you're nifty to write something in a tiny fandom we share! I'm going to copy and paste bits of my standard Yuletide letter and include some fandom-specific details as well. If you're confused about anything, you can always leave an anonymous comment here and I'll do my best to answer.

I'm fairly catholic in my tastes; I read and write all of the following: gen, het, slash, humor, horror, angst, character-driven pieces, plotty pieces, AUs, canon-compliant fics, and more. I swoon for humor. I adore quietly sorrowful stories. And I quite enjoy romance (and prefer it to smut, though I don't have a problem with smut that's in character). I'm not terribly fond of crossovers - the ones I do like are ones that stay fairly true to both canons, and the characters are thrown together more for plot reasons than just for PWP reasons (also not a fan of PWPs). I don't really enjoy unremittingly dark fic, and I don't want anything with a terribly unhappy ending, infidelity, dub-con, non-con, humiliation, power-play, polyamory, or heavy kink, please. I'm also not really a fan of holiday-themed stories, particularly since I don't celebrate any holiday occurring on the same timeline as Yuletide.

My master fic list is available both on lj and on AO3 (and lj will have more info on why the stories were written), if you'd like to see the kind of things I write. I've got an "on writing" tag that might also be useful. Now on to the details, since I think I'm more likely to get a story that hits all of my buttons if I tell you what my buttons are.

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Thank you so much! I know I will adore whatever you send my way!

All the best,