The moderator has confirmed she doesn't mind if someone copies Verbosity's structure, so I'd love to see a new version of the same system on DW. For more than two years, it was a major benefit to my writing productivity, and I know other users felt the same way.
The internet is crowded with places for pairings of every sort imaginable--but stories about friendships that aren't romantic in any way get far too little attention, and there really isn't a dedicated place to share or find them. I know there's gensplosion, but that's only for recommending the works of other authors. My hope would be that a community for writers to post their friendship fics in would actively encourage more of it.
There was remix_goes_wild which sounded like an interesting project, and remix_redux which seems to be dead even longer.
I don't care how the community would operate, be it exchange or whatever, I just want something that is not going to die out when the mod forgets about it or has no time to run it anymore. I'd do it myself, but I have no idea how to go about it. I'd want something accessible, like a list of authors or fanworks that are up for grabs and that anyone can edit and doesn't have to wait around for the availability of the mod or something.
As you see, I'm not very sure about what I want myself. I just want to be able to remix without having to find out about the author's transformative works policy.
Would anyone else be interested in a remix community? Or are there still some operating that I don't know of?
Suggestions are more than welcome.
The basic idea was this:
(1) Each week, the mod would put up a post that included a simple little graphic token.
(2) Members would reply to the post, stating their word count/writing goal for the week.
(3) At the end of the week, if you hit your writing goal, you could feel justified in claiming the week's token as a reward. (Of course, there were also posts during the week for members to talk about their progress, encourage each other, etc.)
It was quite low-pressure, but the personal accomplishment of "earning" those little tokens was a ridiculously helpful motivation to hit my declared word count each week. I loved it while it lasted... But unfortunately, about two months after I discovered project_finish, it suddenly and permanently went silent with no explanation. :Þ
Which is what brings me here (well, thanks to kalloway at onedeadplotbunny). There are reasons why I can't commit to running a community these days--but I would absolutely love to see someone else create one based on project_finish's model. I know it would help me now, the same way the original comm helped me then; and I think it would be great for others too.
(And while I'm here, might I also add that I'd be delighted if someone would create a multi-fandom genfic bingo? It's nearly impossible to find a bingo challenge that doesn't involve kinks or squicks of one kind or another.)
Hello! I would like to see a decluttering community on Dreamwidth.
I don't have time to moderate/admin it myself, but I can promise to post frequently during 2014 as I'm going to be doing Unclutter throughout the year. Unclutter is a thing that started on LiveJournal; I participated in unclutter_2009 on there and found it very helpful. The basic idea is that you get rid of one thing per day, and also for anything new that comes into your house you get rid of an extra thing to compensate for it.
I'm not asking for a community specifically for Unclutter posts, but rather for a more general one covering all types of decluttering.
Is anyone interested in setting this up?
Does anyone know if there already is such a comm? Or would other people be interested in starting one?
Comm created Crafts_for_kids
I love new music, and I love discovering new genres. But sometimes when I want to get into something (like jazz or country or metal) and I don't know anybody who can point me in the right direction, I end up sticking to the stuff that appears on the top results page of google. I miss the bands that people who grew up with the genre might know about.
So I'd like a comm for just that-- primers for either entire genres or specific subsets of that genre or even just one artist (and related acts). Examples of songs could be linked to from youtube or another source similar.
Mostly I'm interested in setting up the comm myself and want to know if any body would be interested.
I've written over the years various poems based on particular series (Inuyasha, Hikaru no Go and Kuroko no Basuke) and I'd love to have a community where I could find similar things, or share my own.
(FILKS would be fine/cool as well.)
... It's been awhile, I know.
I've steadily lost access to any music videos through my cable system. I used to be able to set up recordings for the middle of the night on MTV, and then the middle of weekend nights on some off channel, and now I can't find any.
So what I'd like is a community dedicated to advertising/linking to official music videos. This wouldn't be for fanvids/AMVs, nor for those vids where a fan pairs the audio with varied still images; these would be the videos theoretically released by the artists/studios/whoever. This would let those of us who don't regularly follow VEVO or band news to see what's new and cool and potentially meme-sparking (or, for that matter, older but deserving of attention).
Entries could be moderated or just posted freely by members, whichever works best.
I wasn't thinking this would be genre-specific; genres could be separated by tags, unless traffic became just too busy. But I don't know how much interest there is in such a comm, and I definitely don't have time to mod such a thing. Is there someone out there who does?
Oh I'd also like to suggest categorizing things by using tags for general things like media form and genre, and memories for the actual canon names.