Ladies, gentlemen, or whoever you may identify as, I. BASIC INFORMATIONS EXPECTATIONS What can be expected of me? - I’m open to chatting anytime, be it about our plot or anything else. - I won’t rush you, ever. Take all the time you need. - My grammar is competent and my style versatile. (I can send a writing sample upon request) - My posts tend to be on the long side. If that’s a problem, I’ll shorten them. If you enjoy length (*cough*), you should be given plenty. - Diversity in characters, moods, style - as well as in romance, gender, sexualities. - I can't think of a single genre which I wouldn't be willing to explore given an interesting plot. - Sometimes I draw stuff What would I expect from you? - Politeness, communication and respect. - No rushing, please. This is a hobby, not a job. - You to be able to play characters of different genders, sexualities, ethnicities, body types (having a preference is fine, I have some too, but if you can only play - say - straight white females, I don’t think we’ll get along) - You to tell me when I do something you don't like, or if you’re uncomfortable with where the story is going. - I'd rather you were an adult. 16+ at the very least. I'm sure you're a wonderful person and am not questioning your maturity, it would just make me feel awkward. - Apart from that, just be a decent human being and we should be cool TASTES AND DISLIKESTo let you know what I'm about. Things that I like: (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Things that I like: (open) Things that I like: (close) Character Development Conflicts (internal, such as dilemmas, or between characters) Mental breakdowns, tragedies, angst Hurt/Comfort Teasing, people being loving assholes. Friendships, fraternal bonds. Love in general, though it is never mandatory. Passion. Complex relationships & dynamics, ambiguity Sexual tension, smut (adult members only & all Iwaku rules apply) Use of the environment as symbolism, such as in dream worlds (symbolism reflecting the characters' psychology) or dystopias, tyrannic societies (reflecting our own society, human nature...) World-building Exploration Investigations (e.g criminal) Mysteries, enigmas, having a long-term plot/mystery in the background of smaller sub-plots Grey morals. I can’t stress this enough. SCIENCE. SPACE. I’m a nerd. forgive me. Forbidden love (when well done) Age gaps Opposites Political games, power play (think House of Card, Dangerous Liaisons or GoT) Characters that are outside the societal norm of perfection and normality (queer, poc, non-binary, not standardly pretty or thin, etc) Things that I nope: (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Things that I nope: (open) Things that I nope: (close) Incest Rape between our characters Recreational drug usage (I know it’s a part of reality, but I can’t. Alcohol is ok in certain cases, discuss it with me) Self-insertion Overly-powerful characters Stereotypes Rhythms that stagnate, are too slow, or too fast-paced Lack of balance between characters. Should smut ensue (18+), I'm ok with dom/sub dynamics in the bedroom, but our characters have to be equal matches outside. Canon x OC Furries. Ponies. Stuff. Fantastic creatures are ok. But you know what I’m talking about. No. II. BUILDING A PLOT ORIGINAL IDEASI used to develop proper plots here, but it didn't turn out to be the best approach after all. Honestly, what I prefer is brainstorming from scratch. It works better. But I know a prompt can be useful to start off - so here we go. AxB prompts (Move your mouse to reveal the content) AxB prompts (open) AxB prompts (close) Do not hesitate to mix some together or with story prompts.Not fond of AxB, to be honest, but it's efficient. Criminal Investigator x friend/helper who is secretly the serial killer Ø Criminal Investigator x Lawyer Musician x Lyricist/muse Composer x Dancer Ø Famous author x Young film maker Ø Professor x PhD student Pretentious down to earth genius x dreamy artist with confidence issues Ø Psychiatrist x Patient Person passionate about something x Person who is strongly against it (religion, military, political cause...) Pirate x Captured Amiral (sea or space) Pirate x Explorer (sea or space) General/Knight x Royalty/Emperor Ø Soldier/Warrior x War doctor/Healer War prisoner x Enemy soldier/enemy war doctor Warrior/ess x Witch/Wizard/Mage Demon x Hunter Guardian Angel x Guarded human Ø Reaper x Psychic Ø Artist x Muse (literally) Psychic x Only person whose future (or thoughts) they can see Psychic x Only person whose future (or thoughts) they cannot see Villain x Disappointed hero/hero gone crazy Story Prompts (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Story Prompts (open) Story Prompts (close) • Criminal investigations in unusual time period/universes. (e.g - athenian crime solving, space detectives) • Creative crimes by evil masterminds (with a cause, or not). Ø • A bored, cynical, sarcastic spell-maker who's been around for a couple thousands years meets a wannabe witch/wizard with a surprising potential. Ø • Childhood friends breaking each other's heart. • QUESTS. • Escaping from somewhere with an extremely efficient and complex security. • Two people who do not speak a word of the same language having to live/travel together. Ø • The building of a polyamory relationship with all the complicated feelings that go with it. Ø • A single father who had to give up on his dreams. Ø • (Inspired by The Lobster) In a country where being adult and single is illegal and violently repressed, two supposedly aromantic best friends pretend to be a couple. But one day, one of them falls in love with a third party. • A world where humans are missing an ability - could be one of the five senses, the power to feel emotions, being sensitive to art/beauty... - which your character suddenly acquires. • Post-apocalypse of any kind: humanity and its culture have been practically wiped out, and generations later, our characters go to explore the world. • Overthrowing a tyrannic government is always a go for me. • Humanity discovers a new planet that inhabits life for the first time, your character is an astronaut and mine an indigene. (Not a romantic plot) Or they're both astronauts. (possibly romantic) Favorite Historical periods/locations: (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Favorite Historical periods/locations: (open) Favorite Historical periods/locations: (close) Antic Greece Roman Republic Ø Medieval Japan Pre-USSR Russia 19th century Europe American Civil War WW1 battlefields (Europe, colonies, at sea) WW2 French occupation Ø The American 20s-50s Ø FANDOM LIST Note that in my mind, none of the characters mentioned below are dead. Or separated. Or dead and separated. Also note: CROSSOVERS I will love you forever: (Move your mouse to reveal the content) I will love you forever: (open) I will love you forever: (close) Hamlet - Hamlet & Horatio Ø | original or modern AU A Streetcar Named Desire - Mitch & Blanche (after the events of the play) - Blanche, her husband and his lover before the events of the play (a polyamorous AU in which Allan doesn’t die because it broke me ok ) Ø Greek Mythology - could be many, many characters, just bring it on (but please no Hades&Persephone) - OC x OC or Canon x Canon - exception to my rule: OC x Canon is possible here. (i’m pretty exigent about it, though) Les Misérables - Javert & Jean Val Jean (I have some AU ideas) - Anyone from Les Amis de l'ABC bring it on I ship them all and no one can stop me - All of my AUs basically involve keeping the universe but changing the story to make people fall in love - I ship everyone with everyone, apart from Marius and Cosette, aka the only canon couple - Victor Hugo I’m sorry I’ll enjoy: (Move your mouse to reveal the content) I’ll enjoy: (open) I’ll enjoy: (close) Sherlock - Watson & Sherlock - Irene & Sherlock - Moriarty & SherlockØ - yes I ship Sherlock with everyone and everything forgive me - Original universe Ø (or BBC modern version) Captain America (MCU) - Bucky & Steve pre-WW2 - Bucky & Steve post Winter Soldier - could be convinced for some Tony x Steve Star Wars - Poe & Finn - And everyone else, they’re just the only non-canon pairing that I ship - AUs could be very fun Mulan - Mulan x Shang (AU) - I headcanon Mulan as transgender FtM Naruto - Yes I’m ashamed - but saucecake and naruto were my very first ship ok - AND HOW SHITTY WAS THAT ENDING - Sasuke & Naruto - Fix-that-shitty-ending AU - Modern AU You could convince me with a good plot: (Move your mouse to reveal the content) You could convince me with a good plot: (open) You could convince me with a good plot: (close) - Ace Attorney (Phoenix & Miles) - Game of Thrones (disclaimer; i haven't read ASOIF yet and won't until the TV show is over) - Supernatural - Harry Potter (Marauders especially) - No6 - The Hobbit / Lord of the Rings - Shingeki no Kyojin - Full Metal Alchemist - Death Note - How to Train your dragon - Pokemon (... pls don't judge me) (i am still a baby inside ok) (but like with a really interesting plot only) (i am sorry) See something that you like? 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