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Ylanne member of RPG for 11 years

Promethean Conversation Starter Author Inspiration World Builder Conversationalist Friendly Beginnings Novelist Greeter Arc Warden Party Starter Contributor Person of Interest Storyteller Beta Tester Builder Cult Leader Concierge Tipworthy

I like subverting the kinds of characters and stories thought of as "normal" or "default" by developing compelling non-normative characters in complex collaborative fiction. I like heavy collaboration on plot and character with all parties involved.

I prefer modern/realistic settings steeped in socio-political and historical context as well as darker, often grittier, storylines that emphasize the impact of both individual choices and external power systems on characters' relationships with each other.

I have completed several novels and have a few in progress. Please feel free to contact me; I try to respond within 24 hours. You can also email ohnoitsdark (at) gmail.com.

Basic Information

Username:
Ylanne
Location:
U.S. (East Coast)
Occupation:
Public policy, law, advocacy, and teaching. If you're into literary writing, I've also been a panelist at the AWP conference and taught a workshop for The Muse and the Marketplace. I'm an alumn of the Breadloaf Young Writers Conference.
Groups:
Began Role Playing:
0- 0-1999
Favorite Role Playing Game:
When the Lion Wakes, Kohat
Game Master:
Yes
Favorite Setting:
Bleak, grimdark, gritty, character

User statistics

Joined:
Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:50 pm
Last visited:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:27 pm
Medals:
19
Total posts:
Search user’s posts
(0.15% of all posts / 0.86 posts per day)
Most active forum:
Out of Character
(671 Posts / 20.72% of user’s posts)
Most active topic:
Disappearing Children OOC [Not Accepting]
(155 Posts / 4.79% of user’s posts)

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Author Statistics

635024 words written.
7703 total posts.
82.44 words per post.
962.88 posts per roleplay.
531 average days in a roleplay.

Characters

Universes

8 created.
0 active.
8 inactive.
0 completed.

Universes Created

As the Curtain Falls

A co-ed fraternity has a history of hazing, but this time, they have gone too far. Rumors of student pledges disappearing have been cemented with a student's body. (Literate crime/realistic/modern - NOT a school roleplay)

A Strange Wasteland

Welcome to Farquhar Penal Colony, your new home away from home here in this lovely Asteroid Belt of ours. You'll get your grub, and you probably won't be our new bitch (stop watchin' those telescreens), but we guarantee you will NOT enjoy your stay.

Compliance

Troubled teens feed a multi-million dollar industry profiting from the exploitation of vulnerable youth and disabled people sent to "residential treatment" only to experience abuses for which the perpetrators are rarely held accountable.

When the Lion Wakes

A notorious terrorist defects from a group threatening to murder millions. A character-driven roleplay in a modern/realistic setting, where you are encouraged to create subplots/plot-twists and explore dynamic interaction.

Medals

Promethean

Promethean

Successfully created a universe for others.

Conversation Starter

Conversation Starter

Created your first topic!

Author

Author

Wrote your first piece in a universe!

Inspiration

Inspiration

Another user created a post in a universe you created!

World Builder

World Builder

Created your first non-default location in an RPG universe!

Conversationalist

Conversationalist

Participated in 10 different conversations on the forum!

Friendly Beginnings

Friendly Beginnings

You posted your first topic in the Welcome Forum.

Novelist

Novelist

Wrote over 80,000 total words!

Greeter

Greeter

Responded to 10 different topics in the Welcome Forum.

Arc Warden

Arc Warden

Successfully created a storyline arc in an existing universe!

Party Starter

Party Starter

You created your first Quest!

Contributor

Contributor

This user has contributed in a major way to RPG, either through service or direct contribution.

Person of Interest

Person of Interest

Created a character that was later followed by another user!

Storyteller

Storyteller

Added over 20 posts to a storyline arc!

Beta Tester

Beta Tester

This special medal grants the user special powers, including access to exclusive new features under development by RPG's design team. Remember: what happens in beta stays in beta!

Builder

Builder

Became a builder in a universe.

Cult Leader

Cult Leader

Created a group with 5 unique players.

Concierge

Concierge

Responded to 25 different topics in the Welcome Forum.

Tipworthy

Tipworthy

Awarded for receiving your first tip from another user!

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​“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.”
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