CloverReef

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    CloverReef reacted to WillowDarkling in Cold Snap.   
    Congratulations, CloverReef! That’s so awesome! Hopefully I’ll have the funds to order it too after the holidays.   
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    CloverReef reacted to pippychick in Cold Snap.   
    Omg, well done…. I’m going to enjoy this. Got it on amazon.
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    CloverReef got a reaction from Mina-chan95 in How to avoid giving away gender?   
    There are genderless nouns that could be used in place of a name if the name is unknown. “The stranger”, “The figure”, or for example, using a nickname, like if she described them as ghostlike, then calling them the ‘phantom’, or something more in line with the narrator’s personality. 

    Sorry, I’m sticking my nose in late to the convo but I do love to hear myself type! 
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in Cold Snap.   
    My book is for sale! Release date will be on the 7th
    Cold Snap
    M/M horror/romance
     
    Summary: A lifetime of bad experiences has left Iddy homeless and wary of shelters.
    Rumors of a monster hunting the city streets at night surface, but between the cold and predators of the human variety, Iddy has more important things to worry about. That is until he comes face-to-face with the monster and survives. Now, it has him in its sights.
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in Cold Snap.   
    *explodes into a splatter of goopy glitter*
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    CloverReef reacted to BronxWench in Cold Snap.   
    Congratulations!!!  I’m off to preorder it now!    
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in Cold Snap.   
    My book is for sale! Release date will be on the 7th
    Cold Snap
    M/M horror/romance
     
    Summary: A lifetime of bad experiences has left Iddy homeless and wary of shelters.
    Rumors of a monster hunting the city streets at night surface, but between the cold and predators of the human variety, Iddy has more important things to worry about. That is until he comes face-to-face with the monster and survives. Now, it has him in its sights.
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in Cold Snap.   
    My book is for sale! Release date will be on the 7th
    Cold Snap
    M/M horror/romance
     
    Summary: A lifetime of bad experiences has left Iddy homeless and wary of shelters.
    Rumors of a monster hunting the city streets at night surface, but between the cold and predators of the human variety, Iddy has more important things to worry about. That is until he comes face-to-face with the monster and survives. Now, it has him in its sights.
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    CloverReef reacted to BronxWench in message 004   
    I’ve been a moderator here for nearly ten years now, and I honestly think this thread has done more damage to my brain cells than anything I’ve encountered to date in the entire archive.
    For anyone reading along, we are not paying anything for fiction on this archive, and no one is allowed to solicit payment for anything on this archive. If anyone asks for money, or wants you to contribute to their Patreon, or any other self-funding website, please report it.
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in message 004   
    Hi Story_teller! If you’re interested in joining the discord server, you can find it here: https://discord.gg/p73UUJX 
     
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    CloverReef reacted to WillowDarkling in message 004   
    Alright. I want you to answer my questions in the correct order. 
    Did you click the “Sign up” button on the top right hand side of the forum? Have you filled in all of the information requested correctly, with a link to your Archive profile? If the answer to both of these questions is Yes, then your profile request has been sent and you will need to wait for our Forum Administrator to verify that all of the information you provided is correct and then approve your forum profile. Only then will the account be visible and accessible. You need to give at least 24 hours for this process to happen. 
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in AFF Discord?   
    Oh I believe Meid already found there way there, but I just want to be clear about the current status of the server! 

    A year ago I made a discord server with a bunch of other members of AFF, sort of as an unofficial extension of the chatbox. I’m not 100% certain if it would be appropriate to link it here, as it is not completely an AFF thing anymore: it’s more an erotica writing server run by a long-time member and lover of AFF. HOWEVER, you can find a link to it in the Great Wall Of… Subforum. 
     
     
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    CloverReef got a reaction from InBrightestDay in How Did You Find Fanfiction?   
    I was a kid. It was like 1997 or 1998 and I was kinda exploring the internet for the first time. Found some websites for my favourite (at the time) TV show, Breaker High (A canadian high school drama) and lo and behold, one of the sites had fics on it! I didn’t know wtf fan fiction was, so I read those fics thinking they were like transcripts of episodes. I thought I had watched every episode there was so I was super excited that they didn’t sound familiar. 
    And then they got dirty. That’s when I kinda realized that these ‘episodes’ did not uphold the Canadian Broadcast Co. standards. Then I realized if other people could write that shit, so the hell could I! With my newfound godly powers, I impregnated the whole cast of characters, because… well, because I could. 
    Yup. 
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    CloverReef got a reaction from JayDee in AFF Halloween Party 2019!   
    Thanks for the heads up George!
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in AFF Holiday Party   
    I am… Probably in?! I don’t have an idea yet, but I have faith in me!
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in AFF Holiday Party   
    I am… Probably in?! I don’t have an idea yet, but I have faith in me!
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    CloverReef got a reaction from BronxWench in AFF Holiday Party   
    I am… Probably in?! I don’t have an idea yet, but I have faith in me!
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    CloverReef reacted to Tcr in AFF Holiday Party   
    Dingle nuts! Dingle nuts!  Hear them dangle long!  Grab those pens, write some smut, get on Santa's dong!
    I may need to work on smutty songs...  but.…
    The Holiday Party is taking gifts!  Get into the holiday spirit!  Chug down the egg nog and alcohol!  We got some writing to do!
    If you wish to add a story to the anthology, the rules are simple:
    Complete Oneshot (Under 50k words, please) Original fiction Holiday theme (Any december-ish holiday: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa) All applicable warnings listed at the top of the story On the 20th of December, I will open up on the archive and all gifts can be wonderfully delivered.
    Participants:
    TCR
    CloverReef 
    Bronx
    GeorgeGlass
    InBrightestDay 
    InvidiaRed 
     
    EDIT:  The Holiday Party is now ready for unwrapping!  (http://original.adult-fanfiction.org/story.php?no=600109489)
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    CloverReef reacted to InBrightestDay in 2019 Halloween Anthology Party Review Responses!   
    After Party gets another review!  This one comes from the awesome @CloverReef
    This may sound a bit odd, but thank you for that!  I definitely wanted sweet, but I was worried that I lost creepy in the process, so I’m glad to hear that I did get both feelings in the story.
    Don’t count on me to do that crafting thing as well in any other story!  As for the brief glimpses, that was very much intentional.  See, this was originally supposed to be a sequel.  I mentioned this in my response to JayDee, but I have a planned story called The Spider House, which is going to be about how eighteen year old Cody is forced one day to go near the neighborhood haunted house.  It’s covered in webs and the forest around it is crawling with spiders, so the local folks all just call it the Spider House.  To Cody’s surprise, a beautiful woman named Yua lives in the Spider House, and the two begin to bond.
    After Party was originally just catching up with Yua and Cody two years later, but when I had the mad impulse to throw this into the Halloween Party, I realized I couldn’t depend on readers knowing who these characters were.  Still, I didn’t want to spoil too much of The Spider House in the process.  Obviously I spoiled that Yua is a creature from Japanese mythology, but aside from that I tried to keep things vague: that Cody had a rough life and that Yua rescued him, but not what was rough and how she did so.  I’m glad that actually paid off.
    I loved writing that whole thing.  I was shooting for fear of the unknown, and I felt like Yua was at her creepiest there in the beginning, when we know she’s some kind of spider-themed creature but we don’t yet know what she looks like, we can only hear her voice and see the web shift and hear the wood creak as she moves around.  Hearing that you got so absorbed that you forgot to take notes is an amazing compliment.
    And this is also an amazing compliment!  I was very nervous about the sex scene, as I always am when I write them.  It’s only the third one I’ve ever written (well, the third one involving the main characters; there’s a tentacle scene involving a minor character in another story), and the first time I’ve ever written anything involving bondage.  It’s also my first try at a dominant/submissive relationship, but given that Yua is a giant, intelligent spider, and given the (arachnophobe warning: link leads to spider pic) size and power difference between female spiders and their male counterparts (yes, those are N. clavata males and a female in that photo), female dominance seemed like the right way to go for the character.
    Tragically, “porn writing skillz” is not something I can tell my family about or put on a job application.
    As far as making Yua erotic and beautiful in her in-between form, it was sort of a balancing act.  Jorōgumo (the specific type of yōkai that Yua is) have been depicted many different ways.  One of the more common depictions is the “drider” type (like a centaur, but with a spider instead of a horse for the lower body), but I didn’t want to go that far in the monster direction.  I liked the other common type of jorōgumo illustration, a woman with spider legs sprouting from her back, and used that as the base, adding a few more spider characteristics like the six eyes and the claws on her fingertips.  I think the eyes were what I was most worried about turning people off, and JayDee does seem to have felt a little squirmy over those!
    I think something that helped was the sensory deprivation aspect of the bondage.  Since the story is told from Cody’s PoV, once Yua webs over his eyes, we experience the world through what he can hear and feel, so it’s really just like he’s with a normal woman, with only occasional reminders that she’s anything else.
    The one idea that I came up with in the scene that I was kind of proud of was the idea of Yua talking while her lips were touching Cody.  I thought the idea of feeling her lips brush against his skin as she spoke, or her, as I wrote it, caressing him with her breath, was kind of hot.
    Hey, the only part she destroyed was the shirt!
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    CloverReef reacted to JayDee in 2019 Halloween Anthology Party Review Responses!   
    ...I’m sorry but I draw the line at sifting through giant spider poop.
    Just long enough to outdrink everyone with the beer bong!
    Even if you’re not, that many legs is definitely a bit of a brain squirm! And those eyes!
    Seven years time. Yua’s birthday. There’s a knock on the door. It’s Shannon, from the party. She just says:
    “Nice.”
    And that’s another great thing you have with their rerlationship I figure. They have a real understanding. Similar to how she probably really didn’t need to confirm he remembered the safe word because It seems like with her experience and that close bond she’d stil be able to tell he wanted things to stop.
    Thanks so much for writing a story and taking part! Us non contributing readers are basically leeches. Leeches, I say! (Well, just me then. No offence to the busy/un-motiviated folks!)
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    CloverReef reacted to InBrightestDay in 2019 Halloween Anthology Party Review Responses!   
    Thank you for the story!
    There are times I desperately want to see a quote posted somewhere, completely free of context, just to see how people react.  One of these is now officially...
    Phone: “Rowan?  Where are you?”
    Rowan: “I’m in FUCKTOWN and Guy Fieri’s the mayor!”

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    CloverReef got a reaction from InBrightestDay in 2019 Halloween Anthology Party Review Responses!   
    Responding to reviews from Inbrightestday and JayDee~

    @InBrightestDay
    I loved your review. It's been a while since I wrote this fic, so I totally forgot the research I did and the lil things I incorporated, so having them pointed out was a whole lot of fun. I'm also super glad a little characterization got through. I've been dying to use Rowan for something longer, and this was my first toe-dip outside of my character pool box of studs. 
    Thank you so much for this awesome review!
    @JayDee
    Woo! Anything I write getting described as dark and gory makes me unbelievably happy. Especially after the uber vanilla challenge fic I did last month. One day I'll post that here... maybe... "Kinda had to imagine a Serbian Guy Fieri as the mayor of Fucktown." That made me laugh because FUCK YES. Now I'm gonna imagine that too. Thanks a lot. Also, I'm working my way up to that sex dwarf thing. I'm fucking determined to get Rowan laid. 
    Thank you very much, JD! 
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    CloverReef got a reaction from InBrightestDay in 2019 Halloween Anthology Party Review Responses!   
    Responding to reviews from Inbrightestday and JayDee~

    @InBrightestDay
    I loved your review. It's been a while since I wrote this fic, so I totally forgot the research I did and the lil things I incorporated, so having them pointed out was a whole lot of fun. I'm also super glad a little characterization got through. I've been dying to use Rowan for something longer, and this was my first toe-dip outside of my character pool box of studs. 
    Thank you so much for this awesome review!
    @JayDee
    Woo! Anything I write getting described as dark and gory makes me unbelievably happy. Especially after the uber vanilla challenge fic I did last month. One day I'll post that here... maybe... "Kinda had to imagine a Serbian Guy Fieri as the mayor of Fucktown." That made me laugh because FUCK YES. Now I'm gonna imagine that too. Thanks a lot. Also, I'm working my way up to that sex dwarf thing. I'm fucking determined to get Rowan laid. 
    Thank you very much, JD! 
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    CloverReef reacted to JayDee in AFF Halloween Party 2019!   
    It’s shaping up to be another great year! It only took me three months to start sleeping with the lights off again after reading BronxWench’s last one.
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    CloverReef reacted to BronxWench in WARNING, passwords compromised   
    You can always file a report about the Bitcoin wallet here: https://www.bitcoinabuse.com/
    Beyond that, we always encourage members to change passwords if they feel there is any risk. In fact, it’s recommended by most reputable security sites that you change passwords regularly—at least once a month if possible—and make sure your antivirus/malware protections are up to date at all times.
    This thread might also be helpful.