[identity profile] ladyprydian.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] dreaming_readers
A big thank you to everyone who voted in the last two polls, the results are in and round 3 will be (if you haven't read the title of this post):

UNDERRATED FICS - fics that don’t have a high kudos or hit but that people love and want to give the author love.

This is also the nomination thread for the genre, so please nominate a / some fic(s) that you would like the community to read and discuss.

Fic's will be limited to 5,000 words. No going over that word cound. Anything longer then that will not be added to the voting post.

Nominations will be accepted until 11:59 PST, Saturday October 22.

Final instruction, please indicate whether or not you would like to lead the discussion on the fic you nominate. This lets me know right away if I need to put out a request for discussion leads.


Link to the calendar.

Date: 2016-10-22 07:50 am (UTC)
bauble: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bauble
I think it might be best to set a certain number of kudos/comments that a fic has to be below in order to qualify as underappreciated, whether that's 10 or 20 or whatever number you want. Otherwise it might be hard for people to determine whether a fic is underappreciated enough.

Date: 2016-10-22 03:00 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kedgeree11.livejournal.com
Nominating and we smile but never say too much (http://archiveofourown.org/works/775655/chapters/1459082) by arabesque05 (2425 words) -- a portrait of Arthur's and Eames's relationship. It's from 2011 with just over 2600 hits, 181 kudos, and three comments, and it's underappreciated in my book! Would be willing to lead a discussion.

Date: 2016-10-22 04:44 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
Here's a quick one with a dash of (old) political RPF, which seems appropriate: Early and Often by daisydiversions (http://archiveofourown.org/works/461541)

Posted 2011 with 395 hits and 7 kudos.

Only 825 words.

I am willing to lead a discussion!

Date: 2016-10-22 04:45 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
Pandemonium by evisionarts: http://archiveofourown.org/works/7456558

How have so few people read this story???

Posted in 2016, 3445 words, 127 hits, 8 kudos.

Willing to lead!

Date: 2016-10-22 04:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
Even Angels Will Fall by hyperion: http://archiveofourown.org/works/525826

Another really quick one, but made me laugh.

Posted 2011, 695 words, 235 hits, 8 kudos.

Will lead!

Date: 2016-10-22 05:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
Duas Cervejas, by duckcrab: http://archiveofourown.org/works/587207

Posted 2012, 1010 words, 394 hits, 11 kudos

Date: 2016-10-22 05:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
Bloodless Battle, by CaptainKenway: http://archiveofourown.org/works/4012495

Posted 2015, 134 hits, 12 kudos, 2170 words

Date: 2016-10-22 08:41 pm (UTC)
ext_71516: (Default)
From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
Figuring out what counts as underrated is sooooooo hard!

http://archiveofourown.org/works/6611815

Breath Me In by cordeliadelayne

I would be happy to lead the discussion on this

Date: 2016-10-23 12:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
It's a Pushing Daisies AU!

Never None the Wiser by pyramidine: http://archiveofourown.org/works/267415

Date: 2016-10-23 12:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] earlgreytea68.livejournal.com
It's Arthur and Eames, Not Adam and Eve, by annejumps: http://archiveofourown.org/works/630937

Date: 2016-10-23 02:09 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
Expensive Holes to Bury Things In by Trojie
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7578952

Date: 2016-10-23 02:14 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
Stockings by kate_the_reader
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7401265

Date: 2016-10-23 02:25 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
In Progress and its sequel Absence, Again by Seven Impossible Things
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7355185 and http://archiveofourown.org/works/7463145

(both together are still under 5k words and the 500 kudos/5000 hits limits)

Date: 2016-10-23 02:27 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
In Our Line of Work by Espoir

http://archiveofourown.org/works/7570582

Date: 2016-10-23 02:49 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7556569
Pair of Hearts (Tune You Up the Best I Can) by daisylore

Date: 2016-10-23 02:51 am (UTC)
ext_71516: (Default)
From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7644217
The First Sorrow Wept Without Her by earlgreytea68

Date: 2016-10-23 02:53 am (UTC)
ext_71516: (Default)
From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
Not the Man I Thought I Was by immoral_crow
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7431013

Date: 2016-10-23 03:18 am (UTC)
ext_71516: (Default)
From: [identity profile] corinnethewise.livejournal.com
"Eames? He's in Mombassa" by chasingriver
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7668355

ghostrepeater

Date: 2016-10-23 03:41 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
Mutterings by PoorWendy (ariadne hears voices)
http://archiveofourown.org/works/7410166

(A Cup of Proper Coffee) in a Copper Coffee Pot (arthur's a coffee pot)
http://archiveofourown.org/works/723767

Date: 2016-10-23 12:42 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
On Every Page by jonie90
http://archiveofourown.org/works/3431159/chapters/7519604

Beautiful and heartbreaking - 5 chapters of alternate realities for A&E.
2782 words, 23 kudos, 419 hits.
Deserves way more love!

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