EelKat Wendy C Allen - Dark Fantasy Author

#UPDATE: January 6, 2021:
To all of you who are sending me video clips this morning and asking "Is this your family?"...

To answer your questions...

* Yes... my relatives ARE on every news station in every country of the world today, yes they did ORGANIZE the attack on the Capitol Building... and I am horrified by it.

* No, before you guys sent me the video footage clips, I was unaware the attack had happened, I do not own a TV and do not seek out news reports on the internet, so had you not sent me those clips I would never have known the attack had happened at all

* Yes, many members of my extended-family were involved in organizing the attack on Washington D.C.; one of my aunts claims to be the organizer, she is now wanted by the FBI for questioning

* Yes, I can see 1 uncle, 2 aunts, and 23 1st cousins in those pictures and news reports.

* Yes, the shooter is the high priest cousin you saw posting gun photos and death threats on my FaceBook, Twitter, and Twitch chat

* Yes, that is the 2 cousins who founded the group "The Loyalist White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan More Loyal Than The Loyal White Knights", in the gif/memes trashing reporter cameras and jumping on said cameras 

* YES, that IS the uncle who was paying the Discord tittie streamer $500 a month to stage the "deserve to be raped raids" on my Twitch channel 

* Yes, that uncle, 2 aunts, and 23 cousins ARE all members of Heaven's Gate and were party to the original UFO cult kool-aid murder suicide that killed 39 people in 1997

* No, I do not support anything they do or have done; it's been more than 30 years since I last saw, talked to, or interacted with any of them

#And please, stop forwarding video footage and news reports to me. I want nothing to do with those jackasses. We share DNA, not ideologies. They absolutely disgust me.

* If you were there, please be aware that 4 of them are now bragging on their social medias that they currently have Covid-19 and that they were spitting on police and government officials during the attack on the Capitol Building; yes it is confirmed they DO actually have Covid-19... 9 members of their immediate family have died in the past month and is what instigated them to join the mob at D.C.

* Yes, all of them are wanted by the FBI... if you have any information about ANY of their crimes INCLUDING today's attack on Washington D.C., do NOT send it to me, send it to the FBI agent in charge of the case: 

#FBI Agent Andy Drewer out of the Portland, Maine FBI office is in charge of the investigation. If you have information about the case, give it to him not me. He can be reached @ +1-(207)-774-9322

This whole thing is very distressing for me. I do not like the kind of attention that gets put on ME because I happen to be related to THEM.

Far too many people harass my family, online and offline, because of these dipshits in our rather distant family tree.

I prefer to stay out of the public eye and deeply dislike being pulled into the paparazzi spotlight every time this group of lunatics pulls one of these ridiculous terrorist attack stunts.

It was very distressing for me to wake up this morning to find email, and every contact method on every social media, packs full of thousands of questions, links, and forwards, all asking me if that was my family that was being plastered across every news station on the planet.

It was bad enough to learn a terrorist attack had happened and it was even worse to learn it was yet again my uncles behind it.

Though I can not say I'm surprised to learn these jackass dipshits I have to share DNA with were involved. This certainly isn't the first terrorist attack they took part in.

Considering this 1 uncle, 2 aunts, & 23 cousins, all who took part in Heaven's Gate murder of 39 people in 1997, 1 of whom built the bomb for 2013's Boston Marathon, and 2 of whom founded the Loyalist White Knights... were involved in this attack too... I hope they get life in prison, they fucking deserve it.


#UPDATE: January 9, 2020....

Good news, one of them was just arrested in Florida. He's the guy all over Twitter today, waving to security cameras while stealing Nancy Pelosi's lecture pedestal. My relatives are insane. I hope he never gets out.

At least he can't post death threats and rape threats in my Twitch chat anymore. I hope they arrest them all.

Why do I have to share DNA with these psychotic lunatics?

You can support your political party without being a violent, crazed, psychopathic terroist, you know.

#And random thought...

You know... all the people saying Trump supporters should stop inciting violence and go read their Bible, clearly have never read the Bible and have no clue how much violence and genocide God commands in the Old Testament... shouldn't it be the Trumpies need LESS Bible influence? Isn't it the Bible that inspired them to be violent in the first place?

And you want to know something else...

26 of those people now arrested for attacking the Capitol, had ALREADY been reported, in October 2019, for planning an attack on the government...

I know beause I filed that report on 3 uncles, 2 auns, and 23 cousins when they started building bombs and bought 4,000 asult rifles, while claiming they were building an army.

This attack was a long time in the planning and couldhave been prevented and the FBI knew about it 2 years ago.

But hey... guess what... the FBI knew about the Heaven's Gate murder 8 MONTHS before those same 26 people murdered 39 people under the shadow of Hale-Bop... AND the FBI knew in 2012, 5 months ahead of time that these same 26 people were building bombs for the Boston Marathon.

Same 26 people over and over again. This time some of them actually got caught... but the Heaven's Gate crew, has 4,000 members in Maine, Florida, Mississippi, Wyomin, Colorado, and Nova Scotia.

They are gaining members all the time. They claim they are building God's army, they claim Trump is "the God-King" God's form on earth, they also believe he is a shapeshifting reptilian alien, and they claim to be waiting for a mothership that will fly in the shadow of Comet Wormwood.

They claim "when the Trump of jubilie sounds" they will be ready to kill all who oppose them, because they believe they are God's Army and they do not fear death, for they also believe that through death, they "will be changed in the twinkling of an eye" and transformed into mighty arch angels to enact vengange of all who oppose them.

They embrace death, to the point, like they did in 1997, they will kill themselves if they have to, and take everyone around them with them.

Heaven's Gate should be feared and they should be in prison, not building gallows on the front law of the Capitaol building while trying to hang the Vice President.

How many decades will Heaven's Gate's members be allowed to kill and main unbridled? They are terrorists and NEED to be arrested and put in prison, BEFORE they do what they are planning and unleash a bomb that will kill every one "East of the Mississippi" as they put it.

My uncle David is dangerous, and now with his brother Bruce, leader of Heaven's Gate since 1997, dead from Covid19, David's crew has become far more dangerous than they ever were.

This attack they staged on the Capitol, it's not the end, it was just them firing a warning shot of something far bigger yet to come.

They need to be stopped BEFORE they kill more people.

How many times will this same group be allowed to kill over and over again, before someone stops them?


1 uncle, 2 aunts, & 23 cousins were there; they are the leaders of Heaven's Gate AND the Loyalist White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan; they have 4,000 members armed with assault rifles, ready to march on command, and that's JUST the group in Palmyra, Maine - they NEED to be stopped... this post they made on Twitter is NOT a joke... they WILL march Jan 19... they MUST be stopped... Jan 6 was just a warning shot

UPDATE: January 14, 2021
I received a deeply troubling question today... let's answer it...

I received a deeply troubling question today... let's answer it...


*if someone asks me to do something in exchange for a donation...? I stream, and today someone I've never seen before sent me a message on discord asking me if I want [insert ridiculous amount of money here]. I of course replied asking what for, and the guy replies saying 'complete 25 challenges, for example #1 would be pulling a funny face. If you complete all 25 challenges then I donate the money.' Oh, and he also sent me screenshots of what I assume is supposed to be proof that he's dono'd tons of money to others before. This seems sus AF to me. Should I just assume it's fake / he'll ask me to do something weird? What do?*


You've heard of the recent attacks on the American Capitol, right?

Have you NOT also heard about the 26 Twitch streamers who have found their name's on the FBI's no fly list even though they live in Europe and have never been to America?

Have you looked at today's day January 14 vs the date of the next 2 planned attacks, January 17 and January 20?

I doubt you'd ask this question if you HAD heard of what happened, so let me me summarize:

A group of terrorists spent several months planning an attack on Washington D.C. They took to intermingling with election rallies, so no one would suspect them. 

Meanwhile, online, they sought out a way to make 26 fake IDs for their group to use on attack day (January 6).

They ended up contacting 26 Twitch streamers the genders and approximate ages of the 26 people they had in their group going to D.C. 

Each streamer was sent an offer for being donated $500 in exchange for doing things. The streamers thought it seemed innocent enough and was easy money, so did it.

The reason for the $500 amount, was PayPal requires additional verification on large amounts, meaning, they were given the REAL NAMES AND HOME ADDRESSES of those 26 streamers. They next took those names and made 26 fake IDs using the names and addresses of those 26 streamers.

They used those fake IDs January 6 at D.C. and now as of Jan 7, those 26 streamers found their names on the FBI's no-fly list.

Those 26 terrorists, tossed the fake IDs and used their real IDs to leave D.C. and made their way back to Florida, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine, successfully returning home, while hundreds of other rally attendants found themselves unable to get on planes.

Given what those 26 did just before Jan 6, I would question anyone asking something similar to any streamer, right now, this close to Jan 17.

I highly recommend you report them to the FBI as possibly connected to the Jan 17 attack. **[](**

The 26 people in question by the way... my uncle David, his wife Luci, his sister Barbie Jean, and 23 of their children, grandchildren, and great grand children... only one of whom so far has been arrested... the one who stole Nancy Pelosi's pulpit. On their way home to Palmyra, the rest showed up in my driveway January 11, to chant "All hail God King Trump" while bragging how they didn't get caught and outwitted the FBI and are going back to D.C. on Jan 17 and Jan 20.

Chances are VERY HIGH that the man contacting you was David's son Shem, who is the one who contacted the others prior to the Jan 6 attack, or so he bragged on Jan 11, while shooting off his rifils in my driveway, from a red 1980s vintage Jeep Cherokee.

Beware of the Atwaters, the Halls, the Cyrs, and the Johnsons... they ain't sending you money unless they are planning on using you to take the fall for some crime they plan to commit and blame on you. You'll go to jail and they'll walk free, like they always do, like they've been doing since the 1950s.

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..UPDATE: January 14, 2021...
...NEW BAN RULES ADDED TO THE CHANNEL... ..............................
...From today forward ALL USERNAMES ending in "Chan" are to be banned on sight...
...I do not want any member of the 4Chan, 7Chan, Anon, QAnon or any similar terrorist organizations near my channel...

#As of this discovery a new policy is now in place on my channel.. all mods are to **IMMEDIATELY BAN** anyone and everyone they see with the word "Chan" at the end of their name, wither that user has ever visited my channel or not.

I want my mods to take ANY user they see on ANY channel ANYWHERE on Twitch to just ban those usernames from my channel as soon as they see them.

#From today forwards ALL USERNAMES ending in "Chan" are to be banned on sight.

#I do not want any member of this terrorist organization near my channel.

#The Chans are horrible people and I want nothing to do with any of them.

#Anyone found to be a supporter of ANY Chan is to be banned from my channel, even if they do not have "Chan" at the end of their username.

The "Chan" movement... OMG! They are fucking psychotic extremists. I had no clue what "Chan" meant or why people put it at the end of their username. Knowing what I know now and looking at the fact that the ringleader behind the 3 year long attack on my Twitch channel has the word "Chan" at the end of her username, the wild sex rumors she spreads about me FINALLY make sense.

Today one of my mods sent me the following message:

*"I noticed the girl trying to cancel you has "Chan" at the end of her username, as do many of her followers. I also noticed your confusion over her attacks and I wonder, do you know what "chan" means or why streamers put it at the end of their username? Everyone who has "Chan" at the end of their username is a witch hunting channel, it is how they identify themselves. It means they are extremist radical trolls from 4chan. There is even a wiki devoted to the "Chan Movement". Here, you'll want to read this. **[](** and this **[](**Twitter has started to ban anyone using "chan" at the end of their username because is identifies the user as connected with white supremacy hate groups. She's a QAnon terrorist and proud of it, that's why she has "chan" at the end of her name. That's why she is working with your uncles. She helped them plan the attack on the Capitol. She's a QAnon member. That's why she has the word "chan" at the end of her username. Every QAnon member does that. I didn't realize you had never heard of QAnon or 4Chan until I saw your Tweet last night. I'm s sorry. I thought you knew that is what she was. I would have messaged you sooner about this if I had known you didn't know what QAnon was. Also "Thingy" is a slang word, it means "a child's vagina" people put that in their username to signify they are supporters of child rape. These are really bad people attacking your channel. They are the same people who just attacked America's Capital. When they are chanting "ThingyChan" in your chat, it's a QAnon secret code word, it's another word for rape, it's a rape threat, it's them bypassing the NightBot ban of the word rape. It means they are threatening to gather up 4Chan members to rape you. 4Chan QAnon's use secret code words to bypass chat bans because they know most people don't know what the code words mean. It's like a Morse Code that only they know."*

Here is what the Wiki has to say:

>>>>*"4chan is an anonymous English-language imageboard website. Launched by Christopher "moot" Poole in October 2003, the site hosts boards dedicated to a wide variety of topics, from anime and manga to video games, music, literature, fitness, politics, and sports, among others. Registration is not available and users typically post anonymously; posting is ephemeral, as threads receiving recent replies are "bumped" to the top of their respective board and old threads are deleted as new ones are created. As of November 2020, 4chan receives more than 20 million unique monthly visitors, with more than 900,000 posts made daily."*



>>>>*"The site has been described as a hub of Internet subculture, with its community being influential in the formation of prominent Internet memes, such as lolcats, Rickrolling, and rage comics, as well as hacktivist and political movements, such as Anonymous and the alt-right. 4chan has often been the subject of media attention as a source of controversies, including the coordination of pranks and harassment against websites and Internet users, and the posting of illegal and offensive content. The Guardian once summarized the 4chan community as "lunatic, juvenile ... brilliant, ridiculous and alarming""*



>>>>*"Before the end of 2003, several new anime-related boards were added, including /h/ (Hentai), /c/ (Anime/Cute), /d/ (Hentai/Alternative), /w/ (Wallpapers/Anime), /y/ (Yaoi), and /a/ (Anime). Additionally, a lolicon board was created at /l/ (Lolikon),[26] but was disabled following the posting of genuine child pornography and ultimately deleted in October 2004, after threats of legal action."*



>>>>*"On November 17, 2018, it was announced that the site would be split into two, with the work-safe boards moved to a new domain,, while the NSFW boards would remain on the domain. In a series of posts on the topic, Nishimura explained that the split was due to 4chan being blacklisted by most advertising companies, and that the new 4channel domain would allow for the site to receive advertisements by mainstream ad providers."*



>>>>*"/pol/ ("Politically Incorrect") is 4chan's political discussion board. A stickied thread on its front page states that the board's intended purpose is "discussion of news, world events, political issues, and other related topics." /pol/ was created in October 2011 as a rebranding of 4chan's news board, /new/, which was deleted that January for a high volume of racist discussion."*



>>>>*"Although there had previously been a strong left-libertarian contingent to 4chan activists, there was a gradual rightward turn on 4chan's politics board in the early-mid 2010s. The board quickly attracted posters with a political persuasion that later would be described with a new term, the alt-right. Media sources have characterized /pol/ as predominantly racist and sexist, with many of its posts taking an explicitly neo-Nazi bent. The Southern Poverty Law Center regards /pol/'s rhetorical style as widely emulated by white supremacist websites such as The Daily Stormer; the Stormer's editor, Andrew Anglin, concurred. /pol/ was where screenshots of Trayvon Martin's hacked social media accounts were initially posted. The board's users have started antifeminist, homophobic, transphobic, and anti-Arab Twitter campaigns."*



>>>>*"The users of /r9k/ built upon by then popular 4chan memes "epic win" and "fail" to group the human population into "alphas" or stereotypical well-adjusted popular people and "betas" or stereotypical geek-ish social rejects, self-identifying with the latter. It became a popular gathering place for the controversial online incel community. The "beta uprising" or "beta rebellion" meme, the idea of taking revenge against women, jocks and others perceived as the cause of incels' problems, was popularized on the sub-section. It gained more traction on the forum following the Umpqua Community College shooting, where it is believed that the shooter, Chris Harper-Mercer, also warned people not to go to school in the Northwest hours prior to the shooting as users encouraged him. The perpetrator of the Toronto van attack referenced 4chan and an incel rebellion in a Facebook post he made prior to the attack while praising self-identified incel Elliot Rodger, the killer behind the 2014 Isla Vista killings. He claims to have talked with both Harper-Mercer and Rodger on Reddit and 4chan and believes that he was part of a "beta uprising", also posting a message on 4chan about his intention the day before his attack."*



>>>>*"Anonymous originated in 2003 on the imageboard 4chan representing the concept of many online and offline community users simultaneously existing as an anarchic, digitized global brain. Anonymous members (known as Anons or QAnons) can be distinguished in public by the wearing of Guy Fawkes masks in the style portrayed in the graphic novel and film V for Vendetta. However, this may not always be the case as some of the collective prefer to instead cover their face without using the well-known mask as a disguise. Some anons also opt to mask their voices through voice changers or text-to-speech programs."*



>>>>*"On January 19, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice shut down the file-sharing site Megaupload on allegations of copyright infringement. Anons responded with a wave of DDoS attacks on U.S. government and copyright organizations, shutting down the sites for the RIAA, MPAA, Broadcast Music, Inc., and the FBI."*



>>>>*"In the wake of the fatal police shooting of unarmed African-American Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, "Operation Ferguson"—a hacktivist organization that claimed to be associated with Anonymous—organized cyberprotests against police, setting up a website and a Twitter account to do so. The group promised that if any protesters were harassed or harmed, they would attack the city's servers and computers, taking them offline. City officials said that e-mail systems were targeted and phones died, while the Internet crashed at the City Hall."*



>>>>*"In March 2016, Anonymous was reported to have declared war on Donald Trump. However, the "Anonymous Official" YouTube channel released a video denouncing #OpTrump as an operation that "goes against everything Anonymous stands for" in reference to censorship and added "we are for everyone letting their voices be heard, even, if the person at hand ... is a monster.""*



>>>>*"In late 2017, QAnon, a pro-Trump group claiming to be the "real" Anonymous, first emerged on 4chan. In response, anti-Trump members of Anonymous warned that QAnon was stealing the collective's branding."*



>>>>*"Since 2009, dozens of people have been arrested for involvement in Anonymous cyberattacks, in countries including the U.S., UK, Australia, the Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey. Anons generally protest these prosecutions and describe these individuals as martyrs to the movement. The July 2011 arrest of LulzSec member Topiary became a particular rallying point, leading to a widespread "Free Topiary" movement."*



>>>>*"QAnon is a disproven and discredited far-right conspiracy theory alleging that a cabal of Satan-worshipping cannibalistic pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotting against U.S. president Donald Trump, who is fighting the cabal. QAnon also commonly asserts that Trump is planning a day of reckoning known as the "Storm", when thousands of members of the cabal will be arrested. The conspiracy claim is entirely fictitious. QAnon supporters have accused many liberal Hollywood actors, Democratic politicians, and high-ranking government officials of being members of the cabal. They have also claimed that Trump feigned conspiracy with Russians to enlist Robert Mueller to join him in exposing the sex trafficking ring and preventing a coup d'état by Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and George Soros. The QAnon conspiracy theories have been amplified by Russian state-backed troll accounts on social media, as well as Russian state-backed traditional media."*



>>>>*"Although preceded by similar viral conspiracy theories such as Pizzagate,[23][24] which has since become part of QAnon, the conspiracy theory began with an October 2017 post on the anonymous imageboard 4chan by "Q", who was presumably an American individual;[25] it is now more likely that "Q" has become a group of people acting under the same name. A stylometric analysis of Q posts claims to have uncovered that at least two people wrote as "Q" in different periods. Q claimed to be a high-level government official with Q clearance, who has access to classified information involving the Trump administration and its opponents in the United States. NBC News reported that three people took the original Q post and spread it across multiple media platforms to build an Internet following for profit. QAnon was preceded by several similar anonymous 4chan posters, such as FBIAnon, HLIAnon (High-Level Insider), CIAAnon, and WH Insider Anon. Although American in origin, there is now a considerable QAnon movement outside of the United States, particularly in Europe."*



>>>>*"QAnon adherents began appearing at Trump reelection campaign rallies in August 2018. Bill Mitchell, a broadcaster who has promoted QAnon, attended a White House "social media summit" in July 2019. QAnon believers commonly tag their social media posts with the hashtag #WWG1WGA, signifying the motto "Where We Go One, We Go All". At an August 2019 rally, a man warming up the crowd used the QAnon motto, later denying that it was a QAnon reference. This occurred hours after the FBI published a report calling QAnon a potential source of domestic terrorism—the first time the agency had so rated a fringe conspiracy theory. According to analysis by Media Matters for America, as of October 2020, Trump had amplified QAnon messaging at least 265 times by retweeting or mentioning 152 Twitter accounts affiliated with QAnon, sometimes multiple times a day. QAnon followers came to refer to Trump as "Q+""*



>>>>*"The number of QAnon adherents is unclear as of October 2020, but the group maintains a large online following. In June 2020, Q exhorted followers to take a "digital soldiers oath", and many did, using the Twitter hashtag #TakeTheOath.[42] In July 2020, Twitter banned thousands of QAnon-affiliated accounts and changed its algorithms to reduce the conspiracy theory's spread.[43] A Facebook internal analysis reported in August found millions of followers across thousands of groups and pages; Facebook acted later that month to remove and restrict QAnon activity,[44][45] and in October it said it would ban the conspiracy theory from its platform altogether. Followers had also migrated to dedicated message boards such as EndChan and 8chan (now rebranded as "8kun"), where they organized to wage information warfare in an attempt to influence the 2020 United States presidential election.[47] Following Trump's loss to Joe Biden in the election, QAnon beliefs became a part of attempts to overturn the results and Trump's loss, culminating in the storming of the United States Capitol, leading to a further crackdown on QAnon-affiliated content on social media."*



>>>>*"Anonymous is a decentralized international activist/hacktivist collective/movement that is widely known for its various cyber attacks against several governments, government institutions and government agencies, corporations, and the Church of Scientology."*



>>>>*"Project Chanology (also called Operation Chanology) was a protest movement against the practices of the Church of Scientology by members of Anonymous, a leaderless Internet-based group. The project was started in response to the Church of Scientology's attempts to remove material from a highly publicized interview with Scientologist Tom Cruise from the Internet in January 2008."*



>>>>*"The project was publicly launched in the form of a video posted to YouTube, "Message to Scientology", on January 21, 2008. The video states that Anonymous views Scientology's actions as Internet censorship, and asserts the group's intent to "expel the church from the Internet". This was followed by distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), and soon after, black faxes, prank calls, and other measures intended to disrupt the Church of Scientology's operations. In February 2008, the focus of the protest shifted to legal methods, including nonviolent protests and an attempt to get the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the Church of Scientology's tax-exempt status in the United States."*



>>>>*"Reactions from the Church of Scientology regarding the protesters' actions have varied. Initially, one spokesperson stated that members of the group "have got some wrong information" about Scientology. Another referred to the group as a group of "computer geeks". Later, the Church of Scientology started referring to Anonymous as "cyberterrorists" perpetrating "religious hate crimes" against the church."*



>>>>*"Members of Project Chanology say their main goal is "to enlighten the Church of Scientology (CoS) by any means necessary.""*



>>>>*"Project Chanology began its campaign by organizing and delivering a series of denial-of-service attacks against Scientology websites and flooding Scientology centers with prank calls and black faxes. The group was successful in taking down local and global Scientology websites intermittently from January 18, 2008 until at least January 25, 2008."*



>>>>*"Protesters in Boston, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Edinburgh, London, and other cities worldwide, wore Guy Fawkes masks modeled after the 2005 film V for Vendetta. Guy Fawkes was an English Catholic executed for a 1605 attempt to destroy the House of Lords. In V for Vendetta, a rebel against a near-future fascist regime uses the mask in his public appearances and distributes many of its copies to the population to enable mass protests."*



>>>>*"According to The Washington Post, "the site's users have managed to pull off some of the highest-profile collective actions in the history of the Internet."*



>>>>*"Users of 4chan and other websites "raided" Hal Turner by launching DDoS attacks and prank calling his phone-in radio show during December 2006 and January 2007. The attacks caused Turner's website to go offline. This cost thousands of dollars of bandwidth bills according to Turner. In response, Turner sued 4chan, 7chan, and other websites; however, he lost his plea for an injunction and failed to receive letters from the court."*



>>>>*"KTTV Fox 11 aired a report on Anonymous, calling them a group of "hackers on steroids", "domestic terrorists", and collectively an "Internet hate machine" on July 26, 2007.[137] Slashdot founder Rob Malda posted a comment made by another Slashdot user, Miang, stating that the story focused mainly on users of "4chan, 7chan and 420chan". Miang claimed that the report "seems to confuse /b/ raids and motivational poster templates with a genuine threat to the American public", arguing that the "unrelated" footage of a van exploding shown in the report was to "equate anonymous posting with domestic terror"."*



>>>>*"In May 2009, members of the site attacked YouTube, posting pornographic videos on the site. A 4chan member acknowledged being part of the attack, telling BBC News that it was in response to YouTube "deleting music"."*



>>>>*"On October 18, 2006, the Department of Homeland Security warned National Football League officials in Miami, New York City, Atlanta, Seattle, Houston, Oakland, and Cleveland about a possible threat involving the simultaneous use of dirty bombs at stadiums. The threat claimed that the attack would be carried out on October 22, the final day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan."*



>>>>*"On November 29, 2010, Ali Saad, a 19-year-old, was arrested and had his home raided by the FBI for posting child pornography and death threats on 4chan. Ali had first visited 4chan "a week before [the FBI raid] happened". He admitted to downloading about 25 child pornography images from 4chan."*



>>>>*"Collin Campbell, a U.S. Navy Machinist's Mate, was arrested in February 2011 after a fellow seaman found child pornography on his iPhone that he downloaded entirely from 4chan."*



>>>>*"In January 2011, Matthew Riskin Bean, a 20-year-old man from New Jersey, was sentenced to 45 days in prison for cyberbullying on 4chan."*



>>>>*"According to court documents filed on November 5, 2014, there were images posted to 4chan that appeared to be of a murder victim. The body was discovered in Port Orchard, Washington, after the images were posted. The posts were accompanied by the text: "Turns out it's way harder to strangle someone to death than it looks on the movies." A later post said: "Check the news for Port Orchard, Washington, in a few hours. Her son will be home from school soon. He'll find her, then call the cops. I just wanted to share the pics before they find me." The victim was Amber Lynn Coplin, aged 30. The suspect, 33-year-old David Michael Kalac, surrendered to police in Oregon later the same day; he was charged with second-degree murder involving domestic violence. Kalac was convicted in April 2017 and was sentenced to 82 years in prison the following month."*



>>>>*"On July 14, 2019, 17-year-old Bianca Devins was murdered by 21-year-old Brandon Clark of Utica, New York after the two went to a concert together. The suspect took pictures of the victim's bloodied deceased body and posted it to Discord and his own Instagram page. The photos were widely shared on Instagram and other sites, particularly on 4chan where many users mocked and celebrated her death, saying she deserved it and praising the killer while depicting Devins as a manipulative young woman. Devins had developed a small following online and was a 4chan user herself."*



>>>>*"Although preceded by similar viral conspiracy theories such as Pizzagate,[23][24] which has since become part of QAnon, the conspiracy theory began with an October 2017 post on the anonymous imageboard 4chan by "Q", who was presumably an American individual;[25] it is now more likely that "Q" has become a group of people acting under the same name.[26][27] A stylometric analysis of Q posts claims to have uncovered that at least two people wrote as "Q" in different periods.[28][29] Q claimed to be a high-level government official with Q clearance, who has access to classified information involving the Trump administration and its opponents in the United States.[30] NBC News reported that three people took the original Q post and spread it across multiple media platforms to build an Internet following for profit. QAnon was preceded by several similar anonymous 4chan posters, such as FBIAnon, HLIAnon (High-Level Insider), CIAAnon, and WH Insider Anon.[31] Although American in origin, there is now a considerable QAnon movement outside of the United States, particularly in Europe."*



Those are just a few highlights of what the Wiki has to say about the Chan Movement and why so many users on Twitch and Twitter tac the word "chan" to the end of their username.

If you want to read the full aticle to find out all the horrors of this horrendouse group of terrorists, here is the link:

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As of this discovery a new policy is now in place on my channel.. all mods are to **IMMEDIATLY BAN** any one and everyone they see with the word "Chan" at the end of their name, wither that user has ever visited my channel or not.

I want my mods to take ANY user they see on ANY channel ANYWHERE on Twitch to just ban those usernames from my channel as soon as they see them.

#From today forwards ALL USERNAMES ending in "Chan" are to be banned on sight.

#I do not want any member of this terrorist orgination near my channel.

#The Chans are horrible people and I want nothing to do with any of them.

#Anyone found to be a supporter of ANY Chan is to be banned from my channel, even if they do not have "Chan" at the end of their username.

On a side note... do you remember in June 2016 when a group of crazy protestors showed up in my driveway chanting that my family was "Satan worshiping pedophile cannibals of the Scottish Mafia"? Well, it says on that Wiki:

>>>>*"QAnon is a disproven and discredited far-right conspiracy theory alleging that a cabal of Satan-worshipping cannibalistic pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotting against U.S. president Donald Trump, who is fighting the cabal."*



Does that me those people in my driveway that day were QAnon members?

Scary... that group included 2 Mormon Bishops, the Old Orchard Beach Town Manager, several motel owners from Old Orchard Beach, an excavation owner in Old Orchard Beach, and 2 Old Orchard Beach Town councillors... uhm... does that mean Old Orchard Beach is infested with QAnon members?

I think I am finally starting to understand the weird accusations that get tossed at me and my family... like being called "Scottish Mafia" when we are not, and being called a "BDSM Dominatrix" when I am not, and being called a "Satan Worshiper" when I am not, or being called "pedophiles' or "cannibals" when we are not.

I never understood these accusations or what the possible source could have been, but I had never heard of QAnon until 2 days ago when Twitter announced they banned 70,000 QAnon members off Twitter, following the terrorist attack in Washington D.C. earlier this week. 

The Tweet my mod was referencing, was a Tweet where I asked "What is QAnon? I never heard of it before."

Okay, so now understand WHERE they got the accusations from, they apparently say those things about everyone. But the question still stands: Why me? Why my family? Why my Twitch channel? How did I become a target for members of such bizarre, psychotically deraged terroist group? 

Also... it says QAnon started in October 2017... but those people who were in my yard, the first time they showed up was April 10, 2015, and they arrived again May 14, 2015, June 12, 2015, September 12, 2015, and each time they showed up the group was bigger. They continued to show up throughout 2016.

Each group was lead by a masked man who always kept his face hidden. The group members called him "Mark" and "Mark Who Needs No Last Name"... he was a tiny elderly man about 5'9" very skinny, and had unkept white hair. He always arrived driving a backhoe, which is the same backhoe that drove over my house August 8, 2013. He was the one seen shooting at me and my family in several livestreams. He was prone to showing up while I was livestreaming... I think he used my livestream schedual to determine if I was home, and I also think he was trying to "get his 15 minutes of fame" because he was always trying to get himself and his rifales on my webcams.

All of it was recorded via those livestreams *(yes, this is why several Witcher 3 VODs are not available for you to watch... it's the ones with the terrorist attacks on my family in them.)*, and all the video footage forwarded to local police, who in turn forwarded it to the FBI, and the FBI assigned Agent Andy Drewer to the case June 26, 2016.

All of that was a full 2 years before the October 2017 date in that article.

As of this discovery a new policy is now in place on my channel.. all mods are to **IMMEDIATLY BAN** any one and everyone they see with the word "Chan" at the end of their name, wither that user has ever visited my channel or not.

I want my mods to take ANY user they see on ANY channel ANYWHERE on Twitch to just ban those usernames from my channel as soon as they see them.

#From today forwards ALL USERNAMES ending in "Chan" are to be banned on sight.

#I do not want any member of this terrorist organization near my channel.

#The Chans are horrible people and I want nothing to do with any of them.

#Anyone found to be a supporter of ANY Chan is to be banned from my channel, even if they do not have "Chan" at the end of their username.

#UPDATED to answer this question:


*How is it you have never heard of 4chan or QAnon? I thought you were a dark webber? Everyone always talks about how you know all the darkest deepest sites on the internet. 4chan is like the biggest dark web website ever.*


Uhm... WHO exactly says I know dark web websites and what exactly is a dark webber?

I've been on the internet since 1996, but I build websites, I don't visit websites. In my 25 years on the internet I've probably visited fewer than 100 websites total, if that many. In fact, I can list off the top of my head websites I visit and use:

* Amazon

* Blogger/BlogSpot (as a blog writer, I don't read blogs by others)

* Deviantart (as a blog writer, I don't read/view content by others)

* eBay

* FaceBook

* FanFiction.Net (not visited since 2011)

* LinkedIn (as a blog writer, I don't read blogs by others)

* LiveJournal (as a blog writer, I don't read blogs by others)

* MySpace

* Nexus

* Pinterest

* SoapBox

* Squidoo (ceased to exist 2013)

* Twitch

* Twitter

* WordPress (as a blog writer, I don't read blogs by others)

* YouTube

* Zazzle

Wow... not only didn't reach 100, I didn't even reach 20.

I find it rather laughable that you or ANY ONE would think of me as someone who knows "dark web" web sites.

When exactly do you think I have time to browse the internet to even look for any website at all?

I work 80 to 120 hour weeks. 

I publish 4 novels a year, dozens of short stories a month, 2 to 3 non-fiction articles every day, paint on canvas with acrylic art for **[new merch products](** weekly, write for 12 blogs, and a manage/edit/write for 200 websites **[like this one](** which I built from the ground up and am the ONLY person managing/editing/writing for... AND I'm a retail merchandiser for HallMark travelling hundreds of miles a week to set up displays at WalMarts, CVS, Post Offices, WalGreens, and Khols all over New England. On top of all of that I make YouTube videos AND stream on Twitch.

So, explain to me WHEN you think it is that I have any free time for browsing the internet? 

I don't know who told you I was a "dark webber" or that I would know anything about "dark web" web sites, but, honey... check their username... did it say "Chan" at the end of their name? Yeah... THEY are a "dark webber" who visits "dark web" websites, not me, as can be clearly seen by them putting "Chan" at the end of their username.

You might want to reconsider where you get your information about me, who you get your information about me from, and fact check the source of the information you get about me.

If you could recommend I watch one VOD that best represented your channel, which would it be?

This one....

The Princess Bride predicting Covid-19?

Avallac'h's a Good Tutor?
Of What? How to Better Bed Kings?


Please be aware that nearly every page on this website contains spoilers to something. I talk about a lot of fandoms, and go into great detail analyzing them when I do. If I am talking about The Witcher series, InuYasha, Disney Ducks, the Quaraun series, or any other fandom, you WILL encounter spoilers about it. 

Writing Prompts Syndrome? 

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I have encountered today one of the strangest things I've ever run across... a person who hates writing prompts!

Shortly after it was created, the thread was deleted, but not before the post had already been copied and pasted into my word processor where I type up my replies (I never type directly into a forum, so that I always have a back up copy on my computer of everything I write anywhere online), so, clicking the reddit link below, will no longer take you to the thread as the thread itself no longer exists.

However, my reply to it was already written, so, here is my reply here, seeing how there is no thread to post my reply on anymore...

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Writing Prompts Syndrome

/r/WritingPrompts Syndrome from writing

/r/WritingPrompts Syndrome.

That's my term for the typical type of prompt that gets popular on there. If you've spent any time on that sub, you know what I mean.

Over reliance on the supernatural and sci fi. Ghosts, time travel, God and Satan (but they're...friends?!), Angels, Demons, Aliens, Reincarnation. Nothing wrong with supernatural, but not if it's at the expense of a real character or plot. In my opinion. Then the special marks (everyone is born with a special ankle mark that decides who you are / your job / who you marry). And the "twists." "Heaven is actually where you decide what you want to do." "The Aliens want you to invade their planet." "A good witch." Stuff with famous or powerful people. And more.

Not surprising because I think Reddit has a demographic that is into that content, and it's short fiction that requires a really fast reply or someone else gets the upvotes. It's hard to write a deep character development given those limits.

When I see those I skip and reply to a more simple prompt, but it rarely gets many upvotes.

But what about in published books? Do you like this kind of thing? I like characters first, and setting/mood, and those writing prompt tricks can work, but once you start having multiple supernatural twists I assume it's a gimmick to hide a lack of good writing.

Are more books becoming this way? What's your thoughts on this?

I don't mean to imply some people aren't amazing writers over there at all. I personally enjoy the supernatural and mystery, some sci fi too, but I prefer it to be just one main theme or I find it hard to suspend disbelief. I respect some people enjoy more over the top things.

I find it hard to respond to popular prompts there. Are you active on there? I actually don't like the pressure to respond ASAP. Also I'm verbose, lol.

I agree that the Reddit system makes the prompt the real challenge, and crazier prompts reach the top. I didn't know about the prompts here so thank you.

I'm impressed by people who write great responses in enough time to get seen on the sub. I find that it's harder to work under pressure that high. I can reply there if I stop caring if anyone sees it.

I don't have biases, I love the supernatural and sci fi. I read them a lot. What I meant was if over reliance on too many of the themes at once feels weird to anyone else. I knew people would assume I'm pretentious though but I still want the discussion.

In not generalizing the genre. I'm trying to figure out if this is solely a thing in that sub, or if people see it elsewhere. I refer to what you said, the wackiness and competing to be over the top. I think less can be more with these genres. I was trying to ask a question, not making a statement.

Same with sex and violence that's graphic. A little, ok. Too much and I think it's a gimmick.

You seem to have a deep and fundamental lack of knowing what a writing prompt is or how they are intended to be used. You are NOT supposed to start a new story with new characters.

Writing prompts are used as a way to get back into writing a novel that you've gotten stuck on or are in need of an idea for a new direction to take it into.

Because of this, when you use a writing prompt, you also already have a set of fully fleshed out characters that you are already working with.

>and it's short fiction that requires a really fast reply or someone else gets the upvotes.

Says who? You? Or the authors? Look at the replies. Many of them end with a note saying: "Thank you for this, it got me back on track for my novel!" Some get edited later to include the link to the novel once it's been published.

Anyone over there who is competing for upvotes, isn't there because they want to write a better novel, and probably shouldn't be there at all when you get down to it.

It's not a game sub, as is stated very plaining in their sidebar. Instructions for how to use it are in the sidebar. And they very clearly state that it's intended purpose if for helping authors to get their novels on track when they run into writer's block. Did you even read the sub's rules?

The type of posting for upvotes and competing to get to the top, that you are describing, is actually not allowed according the sub's own rules. Go read them.

It's a place for authors to post writing prompts to help fellow authors to help each other overcome writer's block.

It's a place for others to find writing prompts to use in their work in progess novels, to help them move past road block in their story.

The instructions clearly state, that if you use the prompt in your novel, to post the scene that was inspired by the prompt, so that others can read it and be inspired.

Of course, when you see the level of hate mongering and trolling that goes on in the comments of some of the stories posted, you also gotta wonder why that place isn't better modded and why the authors being lashed out at keep going back there to write more. It's certainly not one of the friendliest subreddits out there.

And yes, I have seen others there, who use it like a popularity contest, which is why the sub has rules stating no one is allowed to ask for votes.

But I'm confused...I've read hundreds, possibly thousands of the posts on that sub and RARELY are they ever full blown stories. It's quite obvious that many of the authors are using already created, fully fleshed out characters from their novel and that the scene on the sub is just that: a scene, and not a story in and of itself... it's not even a full chapter.

Which leads to your point here...

>It's hard to write a deep character development given those limits.

How often do you actually read what gets posted there?

Like I said, I've read hundreds of posts on that sub, and what you are describing is actually rather uncommon. Just read the comments under the replies, where people ask the author about their characters and the author responds to explain "Oh, this is a clip from this novel about this character, I've been working on for years, this writing prompt it's actually going to be in volume 5 of the series. It'll be on Amazon next year..."

There are dozens and dozens of authors over there who are posting a new scene every day, and they'll add a note at the end stating: "This is yet another scene from the novel I'm working on."

Sure, some are writing flash fiction shorts, but again, there's nothing wrong with that. 

I just don't see what it is you are complaining about.

You are angry because supernatural stuff gets more votes?

I'm going to assume that means, you wrote something over there and it got down voted and now you are pissed and are taking it out on the people who got a ton of upvotes?

I don't understand what the big deal is. Why are you so worried about which prompts get voted to the top or which stories make it to the front page?

Reddit is a place to chat with other authors, not show promote your work.

>Nothing wrong with supernatural, but not if it's at the expense of a real character or plot.

Again... I'm not sure what posts you are reading over there, because the bulk of the people writing story samples on that sub, are working with VERY fully developed characters and plots, and MOST of them have online character profiles (again, links are often posted in the sub to these) where readers can go to to find out more about the characters and the plots.

Many of the authors over there have wiki sites for the world their stories are set in. I know, I've read lots of theme, and they are pretty amazing.

The members of that sub go through a great deal of trouble to flesh out their characters and their worlds and then use the prompts to give their characters something to do in their worlds.

If you stopped focusing on who gets voted to the top and instead browsed around to see what's there, you'd find a lot of authors with some pretty amazing worlds.

If you started following the authors, you'd start to see that many use the same set of characters over and over again in every prompt.

Many of the prompts are a Fantasy or Sci-Fi slant, because MOST of the authors posting over there are writing High Fantasy novels, Epic Fantasy novels, Dark Fantasy novels, Urban Fantasy novels, Sci-Fi novels, Paranormal Romance novels, or Space Opera novels... thus they try to come up with writing prompts that will be USEFUL to the novels their friends are writing.

If you are looking for more Little House on the Prairie, Family Drama, or Contemporary Romance type writing prompts, you are correct in the fact that there are very few over there.... but that's only because those genres are not big sellers, never have been, never will be, and thus there are very few authors writing them, resulting in very few authors thinking to create writing prompts geared towards them.

The solution, would be for authors who are seeking those types of prompts, to get over there on that sub and start writing those prompts for each other.

Keep in mind that those writing prompts are posted by the members not the mods. YOU as a member DO have a say in what type of prompts get posted. If you are not seeing the type of prompt that interests you and the genre novel you are working on, than all you got to do is create the prompt yourself. It's what the rest of us there do.

>I find it hard to respond to popular prompts there.

Again, I really think you have completely the wrong attitude/outlook for how that sub is intended to be used.

You are not supposed to be just running down the list all willy nilly writing a fully fleshed out story for every single one of them. You are supposed to be looking for one that matches you novel in progress to help you add interesting twists and turns, give your characters new challenges, or unstick and writer's block road blocks that are getting in your way.

I mean, sure, if you are an author of flash fiction, then doing every single prompt at random is what you would want to be doing. And, when I'm looking to write unplanned flash fiction, I do in fact use whatever prompt is on top. And yeah, it's hard to do, because you have to come up with new characters, new setting, everything, off the tp of your head.

>Are you active on there?

Yes I am.

>I actually don't like the pressure to respond ASAP.

Again... why do you feel you need to respond to every prompt?

And why as soon as possibly?

What's the rush?

I do not understand the logic here. It's not a popularity contest. No one cares who answers what prompt. Plenty of prompts go unanswered. No one cares if you reply to popular prompts or not. It's not a race to see who can get the most votes. How did you ever get that idea into your head?

No wonder you are stressed out and frustrated. I think I would be too if I was running around trying to keep up with the Jones and worried about what others thought of me, instead of focusing on my job.

Stop worrying about what others thinks of you so much. If I worried about what others think, Id have stopped writing decades ago. I get hate mail by the thousands. I have 900,000 hate emails saved on my computer. Hate mail that gets sent to me on a daily basis since 1997, ever since I got my email address. My main character is a bi-sexual, transvestite. His lover's not white. I get death threats from the Ku Klux Klan because of my novels. October 18, 2006 they blew up my house with a bomb. Believe me honey, there's a lot bigger things to worry about on this planet, then who gets the most popularity votes on reddit.

>I'm impressed by people who write great responses in enough time to get seen on the sub.

I often reply to prompts that are 3 or 4 or 5 months old. When a prompt is archived and can't be replied to because it's over 6 months old, I reply to it anyways, and post my reply on my FaceBook wall instead of reddit.

I don't understand why you are so worried about being seen? I just find that logic baffling.

I mean, WHO exactly are you trying to impress? A bunch of 12 year olds who won't remember what you wrote 2 weeks from now?

The only people who are important are your fanbase. Your true fans. Your readers. The people who care about you enough to drive to a bookstore and buy your book. Not the fairweather readers who read you on reddit simply because you are there, and make no invested effort to seek out your work or support you as an author.

Think about it.

If the readers of reddit cared about your work, they are going to be going to your PROFILE page to read ALL of your work, no matter how old it is. They are not going to be ONLY reading you IF you happen to win enough up votes to make it to the top of sum subreddit.

You need to prioritize. Know who your REAL fans are and cater to them.

>I find that it's harder to work under pressure that high. I can reply there if I stop caring if anyone sees it.

I'm not over there trying to be popular. I'm a career author. I have a job to do. If I don't write, the novel doesn't get published. If the novel doesn't get published, I don't get paid. If I don't get paid, I don't eat. It's as simple as that. My job is to write novels and get them published. And if I get stuck, well, that's what writing prompts are for! I use the subreddit as a tool. Whether or not any one reads my posts over there is of no concern to me. If people read it, great. If not, it's no big deal.

My advice...




There is NO pressure to respond.

Any pressure to respond, is just something you made up in your own head. It's not a rule on the subreddit, it's some weird subconscious need to fight your way to the top, that you've put in your own mind.

Let go of it.

You'll be much happier.

I don't think I've ever answered one of the popular or front page prompts over there. No need to. I'm not looking for a pat on the back. I'm not looking for the cheering crowd.

Heck, I get posts over there with -20 downvotes. But you know what? Who the hell cares?

But back to this...

>It's hard to write a deep character development given those limits.

You want deep character development? Is a 200 page character profile, that goes into details of their hobbies, eating habits, sex life, ect, deep enough for you? It's posted online if you want to read it.

I'm on that subreddit, and if you've ever seen my replies there, you'll notice the SAME 3 characters in every story.

Each of those character profiles in 90,000 words long, by the way, in case you decide you actually want to sit down and read who and what my characters are... it'll take you at minimum 4 hours to read EACH of those 3 pages.

GhoulSpawn is a character who I've been writing about since 1978. Quaraun was added to the series in 1984. Unicorn showed up in 2011, but his grandson was in the series before him, since 1987, and his son, since 1971.

You will also then find any post I have written on that sub cross posted to the site where you can read ALL of these writing prompt results together. (As you can see there are several hundred)

And, if you actually head to Amazon and search for the character name or my name, you'll quickly discover that these writing prompts, have resulted in the publication of many 300,000 word novels.

This series by the way, started in 1978, and to date has 130+ novels, and 2,000+ short stories, published in the 40 years since it was started.

>I agree that the Reddit system makes the prompt the real challenge, and crazier prompts reach the top.

You seem to be so worried about reaching the spotlight and being on top. That's NOT what the subs' about. It's not a place to show off what a great writer any body is. It's not a place to beat the competition to the top. It's not a contest. It's a place to browse through and look for a prompt that will help you break through a place in your WORK IN PROGRESS that you are stuck on.

Sure crazy prompts exists. So what? The search feature is there. Just look for a prompt that fits the story you are working on and need help with.

That's what I do.

For example, my last 2 posts over there (about a month ago)... I'm currently working on a Christmas story. Hopefully it'll be done in time for an October 2018 publication date. As usual it's a story for this long running series. The basis of the story is that Unicorn (who actually is a unicorn btw, that's not his name) has been claiming (throughout all the previously published novels) that Santa Claus is real. No one believes him. He also claims that Krampus is his cousin, and that he used to live with Santa. People think Unicorn is nuts and do not believe him. This has been a running gag throughout the series for the past 40 years of my writing it.

Well, last year, some of my fans were talking on a FaceBook group about this aspect of the series, debating... "Is Santa real in the Quaraun series? Did Unicorn really live with him?" And they contacted me (the author of the series) to ask me to settle the argument. I told them, "Yes, Santa Claus is real in Quaraun's world, though like in our real world, no one believes he's real and thinks of him as just a children's story, thus why they laugh at Unicorn. Yes, Unicorn is telling the truth, he really did live with Santa."

To which readers of the series then wanted to know: "Could you make a special Christmas Edition novel, where Unicorn takes them to visit Santa to prove he's real?"

I was like... that's a good idea for a story.

And so now, at fan request, I'm writing that novel.


Because it's not a novel I had planned to write, I have no clear outline to structure it off of. I have all the little quips and quotes from the previous novels, where Santa was mentioned in passing, but now I need to actually build the skeletal structure of the novel itself.


I went to the writing prompt subreddit, looked through the search feature for:

Santa, Christmas, North Pole, Antarctica, etc.

I found two writing prompts that matched what I had in mind, and so, quickly wrote out the first thing that popped into my head for each.

Then a few days later, I edited, fleshed out, and expanded each of them, into full blow chapters for the novel. As I write my novels "live" posting chapters online during the writing process so that my readers can see the story progression, both of those chapters are online free to read now:

There they are in case you are interested. The links to the original writing prompts are included on those pages as well, so that readers can see the changes from the original subreddit post to the work in progress chapter.

Now... to someone browsing the subreddit at random, if they ran across those 2 posts, they's probably think like you did, that this is nothing but flash fiction with shallow characters. They'd also see the Santa/Satan letter one and think "Damn that's crazy!"

They'd also be jumping to false conclusions and making brash ill informed judgments.

The point is...

You seem to be judging the entire subreddit, based off the fact that you yourself have no clear direction.

You seem to be assming that just because YOU, yourself, do not have a novel work in progress to be writing for, and no fleshed out characters to use, that therefore everyone over there must be in exactly the same boat as you.

You also seem to be an abnormally competition driven person, to the point that I actual might recommend you seek professional help before it gets the better of you and start doing a Tonya Harding (or a Kendra Silvermander) to reach the top.

It's rather frightening really, to see someone get so upset over not being able to type fast enough to be seen in the first place of a subreddit. That kind of attitude really is not normal, you know? To be so enraged, simply because someone else got more votes than you... that's, well.... those people with more votes then you might want to think about calling the police before you start building bombs like Kendra Silvermander did.

You might want to try loosening up a little, play some Mozart, grab a coloring book and de-stress for a bit, yoga, meditation, something...

I worry, when some one gets so very upset over something as insignificant as a subreddit. It usually means there's something bigger going on under the surface... a death in the family, and illness... something NOT related to the complaint.

As you said here...

>competing to be over the top.

It is, only if you let it be.

>the wackiness

>I think it's a gimmick

You are aware there is a genre called Bizarro right?

There are in fact quite a few authors of the Bizarro genre on that subreddit. That might explain what you are seeing.

You know, instead of judging people, you might want to look into their backgrounds, get to know them, and find out what type of genre they are publishing before you criticize their work.

You do realize some of the biggest names in the Bizarro genre (published authors) are frequent posters on that sub right? Google those usernames, you might find yourself floored by who hangs out there. A lot of them ain't kids competing to the top, but rather just big name authors getting their work done and trying to keep a low profile on social media.

Sure, a gimmicky, wacky genre like Bizarro may not be everyone's cup of tea. But there's enough genres out there for everyone.

My advice...

Find the prompts that fit your genre and your characters and your novel. Don't worry about the others.

That's what I do, and I have no issues of stress, because I'm not trying to compete with anyone, I'm just looking for prompts that fit my novel, my characters, my genre.

When you stop worrying about what others are doing/thinking/writing/saying, it allows you to just move on and get your work done.

You are n author. Grow up and start acting like one.

It rather simple really.

Your professionalism is showing badly and it's not pretty.