We wanted to host a home for writers and provide a laid-back environment. Our intent is to help garner interest among each other, where writers login because they want to, where people are engaging each other because they want to. Ultimately that is our goal.
☑ Check if your choice of role is available and/or up for an override. Your person of interest is required to be famous. You are welcome to inquire if you are unclear if your person qualifies. You are also welcome to inquire if a role is up for an override.
☑ Read the rules, double-check the taken list, double-check the hiatus list, request memberships, friend add noter, post a friends only, post a screened, and apply with your examples. We ask that you share what you are comfortable with. For some scening is private, and we understand that.
We will complete adds on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with removals on Monday evenings. Upon acceptance, post your introduction within three days of being added and reply to the majority of your comments received within a week to secure your role.
We believe activity looks different for everybody. We don't want to cultivate an atmosphere where we're reaching to meet a 'friends page' quota. However, we know in order for a community to thrive there has to be an effort made. We ask that upon joining you have the desire to at least try, and if noter ends up being a fit for you then great, and if it ends up not working out there are no hard feelings.
We require members to update their journal once every two weeks, and there is no length requirement, but members are expected to reply back to the majority of their comments on every other entry. However, if a member posts a substantial entry and replies to the majority of comments on said entry within a week of posting, they automatically receive a pass towards their next entry or placeholder - this post in question is excluded from the commenting guidelines and can be backdated/can have comments disabled. Members must include 'commenting pass' somewhere within the post to verify its intent for it to count.
You can apply to override if:
⇢ They did not post an introduction within three days of being added.
⇢ They did not reply to the majority of comments on their introduction within a week of posting.
⇢ They posted two entries in a row without replying to the majority of comments within a week of posting. This excludes posts that qualified for a pass.
⇢ They posted two placeholders back to back and failed to reply to the majority of comments on BOTH placeholders within a week of posting. This excludes posts that qualified for a pass.
⇢ Their friends list is outdated by two weeks.
frequently asked questions.Q. Am I required to post an introduction if I was a former member who was removed?
A. Yes, every member upon (re)joining is required to post an introduction. However, we do not require former members who removed during removals to resubmit examples. You simply have to post an update. Yes, placeholders are considered updates.
Q. I noticed a member is using a web counter in their userinfo. Is this allowed?
A. No it isn't, and we ask you let us know so that we can ensure it is removed.
Q. Why is it necessary for the mods to consult both sides if I submit a complaint about an issue I have with a member in the community?
A. We look at everything unbiasedly, and every member deserves to be heard out so that we can make an educated decision.
You can address any other questions or concerns by commenting within the journal.