Hoodie's Guide to OCsHoodie's Guide to OCs
Welcome! I'm Hoodie. You can probably tell from my journals and such that I don't care for Livejournal 'badfic 'sporks (I don't mind the plastic ones you eat with, though), self-proclaimed' 'Mary Sue hunters' and flamers. Often what these guys go after is subjective at best (If it's female and gets too friendly with a canon character it's a Sue) and very much swayed by personal taste. I'm not going to say Sues don't exist, but we don't need to be condemning people for it; writing a Sueish character is not the eighth deadly sin, folks. It's something that a lot of beginning writers do.
Don't expect to write perfectly on your first try. Nobody can do that. But if you're willing to take criticism (constructive civil criticism not 'your story sucks get off the internet') then you're on the right track.
Still, I'm going to warn y