I'm 29, currently living in Ohio, which puts me in the Eastern US timezone-- GMT-5, if you go by that. I don't write as much in my free time as I used to, but I do love to rp. I've been roleplaying online for over ten years- I started out in the old AOL chats in 1999/2000 and then made my way over to the journal based format around 2004.
→ I prefer threading to AIM, whether that's over journals, emails, googledocs or whatnot- I'm none too picky. I tend to feel a bit rushed on AIM, and besides- I like to have conversations with the person I am playing with. If you'd rather remain anonymous, just let me know and I am definitely okay with that.
→ Third person, past or present tense (as long as we're consistent, please!), story book style, please. Unless we agree to write it differently. Asterisks and first persons are okay with me OOC, but for threads and the like, I'd much prefer third person.
→ I'll write fandom or PB lines [I'll list fandoms in a separate post]. I'm sorry, celeb lines just aren't my thing. Bonus points for historical lines!
→ I am willing to write males or females- it just depends on the muse that strikes or the storyline that we decide to write. I like to keep a balance, though, so please do not be offended if I refuse to play a male for you or vice versa.
→ I am not incredibly picky about PBs, as long as they fit the character. However, I personally tend to stay away from scene kids/Myspace celebs, originals, suicide girls, and the like.
→ Adult scenes. I'll write them, yes, but I do not want that to be the bulk of a line--unless we agree ahead of time that it is a smut line. I'm also fine with fading to black or time jumping to after.
→ I generally prefer het, though I might even dabble in some slash/femme if I'm feeling it or if it occurs naturally.
→ Replies? Quality over quantity for sure. Not all of my tags are 300+ words, but I do try to give you enough to work with. I just can't always get into tons and tons of description, but you'll know what my character is doing and thinking, at least.
→ I work during the week and have a few hobbies that keep me busy outside of work, so I may be a little slow at times, but I try to be open/honest about my availability when I know something is coming up. I don't mind if you're slow with replies, just please keep in touch/let me know if it's going to be a while and you're still interested! Likewise, let me know if you do lose interest in a line!
The Pet Peeves
→ God-modding. It's just rude.
→ Mary Sues/Gary Stus. And really obvious self-inserts.
→ Spelling and grammar errors! I'm not expecting perfection, but at least look like you've tried?
→ Lack of communication. At least let me know if you're having trouble with a storyline or a response, and I'll be more than happy to help you work it out or we can drop it.
→ The phrase "I only write girls." I'm sorry, but this irks me more than anything, and if you say this to me, I probably won't want to write with you.