Re: New stories to watch out for
Jackal Among Snakes https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/48969/jackal-among-snakes Eeh, strong derec on that. It's very generic, not very well-written, and the author is reporting negative reviews to (...)
Last post by Dusks_Lantern
Re: MC is poison user
"Hazure Waku no 【Joutai Ijou Sukiru】de Saikyou ni Natta Ore ga Subete wo Juurin suru made" / "I Became the Strongest With The Failure Frame【Abnormal State Skill】As I Devastated Everything" would fit the (...)
Last post by The_Fool
Re: "I can't stand xianxia"
People dislike xianxia (and other CN fantasy genres, but xianxia above all others) for the same reason that they dislike litrpgs, isekai, battleharems, &c.: there are maybe two or three different plots (...)
Last post by Temple
Re: To prologue or not to prologue?
Like many tools prologues are useful but amateur writers usually misapply them. A prologue, in a sense, is a micro-story that provides background on how the conflict of the story proper arose. It is (...)
Last post by Ashe Hallow
Re: What Fiction Disappointed You Most
Hoooooo boy. Too many contenders to count, but if I had to nail it down it'd probably be the collective works of David Weber. Gods, what a self-absorbed hack. Especially because the Hell's Gate series, (...)
Re: What Musical Memories Do You Have?
It's weird on this one. I read a manga years and years back called Kekkaishi. At the time I was on a big Korpiklaani kick, listening to their albums on repeat all day long. Now when I hear one of their (...)
Re: A desperate author looking for readers and answers
You're on Trending less than a month into publishing a story that isn't one of the lowest-common-denominator attractions popular on this site. It just takes time for readership to ramp up, you're doing (...)
Last post by Talo Segura
Re: Descriptions of Distance, Time, And Numbers
Also worth thinking about how people measured distance and time before formal weights and measures were codified. People still talk and think like this, too, and most don't carry around measuring tapes (...)
Last post by Ariana Vivoni
Re: Xianxias where the MC isn't super OP and is actually a good person?
Ze Tian Ji / Way of Choices. Full stop. I wouldn't hesitate to qualify this as the only genuinely, unironically, no-caveats good Chinese fantasy WN I've ever read. Characters who are complex, lively, moral (...)
Last post by Nameless32
Re: Outdoor or Classroom Coppulating?
I thought RR don't really advocate for such...errr..."explicit" contents. And if it's classroom, I'm going to assume that would mean they're students and thus "underage"(although college might mitigate (...)
Re: LF for fictions with MC who has a spine
Let's be clear before I recommend anything: do you mean stories with an edgy powerwank protagonist who goes full murderhobo any time someone disagrees with him, or do you mean stories with a protagonist (...)
Last post by Primate
Re: What is your favorite female lead/MC story?
Limiting myself to things posted on RR: Forge of Destiny - It was already damn good as a quest, but the cleaned-up version posted here is even better. Fucking fantastic. Villainous - In a sense, a fairly (...)