Category Archives: Otaku Stuff

Trifles Make Perfection

TL;DR: When you’re doing something creative, look for details which, with only minimal change, could greatly broaden your work’s appeal and staying power. (Also includes examples.) Every now and then,…TL;DR: When you’re doing something creative, look for details which, with … Continue reading

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Sekirei Fics Which Fight/Fix Canon

Since my last post on Familiar of Zero fics, it occurred to me that there is another series that’s not to my taste but which still manages to make interesting…Since my last post on Familiar of Zero fics, it occurred … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Familiars of Zero

Of all the stories I’ve encountered, Familiar of Zero (or “Zero no Tsukaima” as I still think of it) is an interesting case. I’ve never really seen the appeal of…Of all the stories I’ve encountered, Familiar of Zero (or “Zero … Continue reading

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Temporary Break in Fanfic Micro-Reviews

A couple of days ago, I discovered that my Identi.ca account had been silenced (suspended). Apparently, they thought it was suspicious that I was posting almost nothing but rigidly mechanistic notices almost exclusively pointing to the same site (Fanfiction.net, A.K.A. … Continue reading

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Second-Tier Cartoon Classics and The Effects of Perspective

I just discovered something rather interesting about the cartoons I and those of my generation grew up with. If you ask us about companies, everyone can probably name the top-tier…I just discovered something rather interesting about the cartoons I and … Continue reading

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Fanon And The Hazards of Source Amnesia

a guest post by weebee Fanon is a rather odd entity. It’s often looked down on entirely, with those who think themselves the ‘best authors’ sneering at any use of it and claiming that you should never resort to such … Continue reading

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VFFA and FicFan Quote Randomizer Renovated

Throughout the years, I’ve started many projects at times when I didn’t really have time to do them well. Lately, I’ve been working on cleaning them up and this week,…Throughout the years, I’ve started many projects at times when I … Continue reading

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