Demanding Authors

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  1. BigCollege_Cock

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    I've noticed lately that authors for the Fictious Stories forum are getting more and more demanding about responses...especially me. There saying "keep up with the responses or i'll quit writing" it's like they're threatening us...I mean there is only so many times u can say "good story."
    What do you guys think?
     
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    If they have to beg for it they obviously don't deserve it.
     
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    *Nods in agreement* :wiggle:
     
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    I agree too. I think if the story is good enough someone will comment on it without being told. And I've started to avoid that forum because the authors are getting so pushy and it's a tad annoying.
     
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    It's nice to be aprceated though, and get :feedback: I sometimes feel that way about my posts in the forums. I think they all deserve a :grouphug: and some:smileysex5:
     
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    Yes, I agree....but they shouldn't get that by begging for it! lol
     
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    All we need is a list of numbered kudos. Then all we have to do is post, for instance, kudo #1 or #4 instead of writing all that stuff out over and over.
     
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    yes, i was whining, but i found some chocolate and feel better.

    i guess i'm more generous in giving praise; if i read something and like it- i say so. when i read something and don't like it, i say nothing. i guess i made that leap when i saw hundreds of reads with no replies - made me wonder if i was striking a sour chord.

    i know it's not mozart and i wasn't looking for a standing o; just a signal
     
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    Antonio Salieri envied W.A. Mozart's brilliant music but never admitted it to himself.
     
  10. D_Coyne Toss

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    Obviously most people who write a story want to know how others find them: it is just to understand wether it is interesting, exiting or not.

    I wrote just one history, and comments would be welcome.
     
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    There seems to be no middle ground on internet story sites. Half the time, authors feel unloved due to a lack of response to (and thus, a perceived lack of interest in) their stories. And the rest of the time, authors get harangued with "Dude, that's so hott!!! Can't wait for the next chapter!!! Finish your story!!!".

    I used to be an internet author, but got tired of the grind. And I can't tell you how many unfinished stories I've seen - usually left unfinished right before the climax...
     
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