In your own space, post a rec for at least three fanworks that you did not create. See if you can rec fanworks that are less likely to be praised: tiny fandoms, rare pairings, fanworks other than stories, lesser-known kinks or tropes. Find fanworks that have few to no comments, or creators new to a particular fandom who maybe aren't well known or appreciated. Appreciate them.
Hmmm.... there are myriad of things that are under-appreciated... let's see what anyone thinks of these... ;-)
Lost and Found by melagan
Summary: When she'd agreed to help Rodney, Teyla never dreamed it would come to this. Now she was on the run, prime suspect for a murder she didn't commit, and she still had to track down the dollmaker.
Why to read it: Written for SGA_Reverse Bang. And it uses the "little black dress" of fandom - Sentinel/Guide - as fundamental part of the story. Melagan always writes a sexy story that tells a good tale.
Business Meetings by lomonaaeren
Summary: Draco leads a powerful group of vampires. Harry is their Ministry-appointed negotiator. Cue a series of once-monthly meetings where Harry and Draco argue about the various virtues of attacking the Ministry versus holding back from doing so, and, eventually, other things.
Why to read it: Lomona is so prolific (she essentially posts something daily) that sometimes it's hard to keep up with what she's writing. But the UST between Draco and Harry just oozes off the pages. Any writer who tries to write UST should check this out as a workshop in how it's done perfectly.
The SIU Series by lilyseyes
Summary: An extended series of mostly drabbles about Harry Potter and Severus Snape. Severus brings together law enforcement officers from many agencies to form a task force designed to handle high-profile crimes, quietly. The SIU specializes in speedy apprehensions and resolutions.
Why to read it: Lilyseyes writes fun, hot and romantic stories about Harry and Severus, working within the limitations of the drabble format. The stories are well done and have an interesting plot. (Although I have to warn for MPreg since I know that squicks some folk.)
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