The Big List of Fanfic Peeves

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Name: The Big List of Fanfic Peeves
Dates: 1999
Type: How-to, resource
Fandom: M/M
URL: The Big List of Fanfic Peeves; WebCite
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The Big List of Fanfic Peeves is by Sandy Herrold and The Bitkahs (especially, but not exclusively: Michelle Christian, Shoshanna, Gwyneth Rhys, torch, Jane Carnall, elynross, Terri, and Keiko Kirin) and helped enormously by some folks at the Crossroads.

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  • Excessive use of disembodied body parts to avoid possessives
  • Misused homophones
  • Expository lumps
  • Excessive quoting of lyrics
  • Using 'literally' as an emphasis word when the action isn't literally true
  • Speech patterns only an author could love
  • Misuse of foreign languages in fanfic
  • Misuse of cock rings
  • Misuse of dialogue