Monday, 27 February 2012

The Fangreaders Community~ A Statement


The Fangreaders Community is a group of adult fans of SVM and TB fanfics. It is made up of writers and readers from all over the world. Here, our members can do as much or as little as they like to express their love for our fandom and have fun. Members are free to enjoy the freedom to express themselves in hosting chats, attending chats, recommending projects for the group, suggesting ideas, and much more. We have had members expand the Fangreaders umbrella as seen by our LiveJournal site, Fangreaders library, Hall of Fame, and our forum. Every project under Fangreaders gets the group support with banners on our blogs, mentions on the welcome letter to each new member, Tweets, Facebook postings, advertising from other members and anything else we can use to show our support for each member.

All ideas are welcomed and aided where possible. Our Administration Team are all clearly posted on all our sites and are always available for questions, comments and suggestions. Are there things that some members may not like? Yes, of course there are. We try to make sure that all projects are palpable to a majority of our members. We have been running for over a year and trying to be fair to everyone is not easy but we all continue to try and improve to be an inclusive place for all adult SVM and TB fans.

If a member leaves our group, what do we do with their projects? All members are free to take any project that they did on their own. If the project is shared, all those involved should get together and decide what to do with it. If nothing is said on a particular project from a former member, we feel it fair to take down their projects from our sites so that it will not be perceived as exploitation of their work unless it is discussed otherwise.

In addition, our group helps support contests held by any of our members. We help advertise and make available any of our services to the group of members that are hosting a contest.

Only our third time to have a designated group project, the Fangreaders Awards have been the culmination of months of preparations and a year in the works. Open to any member that wanted to help, we had a panel of 13 volunteers. Many measures were discussed to maintain fairness throughout the whole nomination and voting processes of both the Fangie Ballot and the Panelist’s Choice Award.  Decisions were carried if made by a majority of panelists. 

Does any one story or any one author represent the Fangreaders community as a whole? No, is the simple answer to that; we are too diverse. Diversity being at the core of our group, we have to learn to tolerate the things we may not like. The Fangreaders do not do anything with malicious intent. We don't infringe upon liberties of others. We respect other's opinions, and we expect the same in return.Our group offers a place for its members to express opinions and be an outlet for creativity in our shared passion for the fandom.


  1. Beautifully expressed, and exactly what I would expect from such a gracious and generous-spirited group of people. I applaud you.

  2. Diversity is the keyword here, and for such a diverse group the work you are doing is amazing. It takes courage not only to stand up for what you believe, but also do it in a right way, which you did.

  3. Well stated. With any large group respect and understanding is key and this group upholds these concepts very well. You have expressed exactly what this group is all about and done it with dignity and grace.

  4. I think that was a beautifully written statement and am happy to have it represent me as a member of the Fangreaders and as one of the members of the panel for the Awards. I love being a member of this group because of how welcoming they are no matter what your opinion is and I will continue to be a member for that very reason.


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