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* HireTheCritic: The author tried this for his beta-readers, and [[https://athingofvikings.tumblr.com/post/178321690495/hey-how-did-you-find-beta-readers-for-atov-im advises against the practice]].


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* SeriesHiatus: After two years of near-weekly updates, the author announced one of these after Chapter 85.


* ScheduleSlip: Firmly averted; the fic updates ''regularly'' on Sundays, with scheduled hiatuses announced months in advance.


* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from a [[MoralGuardians few reviewers]] for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever "historically inaccurate"]] and make accusations of bringing in "[[OlderThanTheyThink modern politics]]". The author has firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]] the rest of the trope, though, by continuing on with those storylines.

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* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from a [[MoralGuardians few reviewers]] for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever [[ArtisticLicenseHistory "historically inaccurate"]] and make accusations of bringing in "[[OlderThanTheyThink modern politics]]". The author has firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]] the rest of the trope, though, by continuing on with those storylines.

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* ScheduleSlip: Firmly averted; the fic updates ''regularly'' on Sundays, with scheduled hiatuses announced months in advance.


* ScheduleSlip: Firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]]; the fic updates ''regularly'' on Sundays, with regular scheduled hiatuses announced months in advance.


* TeasingCreator: The author has lots of fun using Creator/BrandonSanderson's phrase of RAFO (Read And Find Out) to answer speculation, occasionally combined with popcorn emojis.

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* TeasingCreator: The author has lots of fun using Creator/BrandonSanderson's phrase of RAFO (Read And Find Out) to answer speculation, occasionally combined with popcorn emojis.emojis.
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* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from the reviewers for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever "historically inaccurate"]] and make accusations of bringing in "[[OlderThanTheyThink modern politics]]".

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* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from the reviewers a [[MoralGuardians few reviewers]] for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever "historically inaccurate"]] and make accusations of bringing in "[[OlderThanTheyThink modern politics]]".politics]]". The author has firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]] the rest of the trope, though, by continuing on with those storylines.


* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from the reviewers for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever "historically inaccurate"]].

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* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from the reviewers for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever "historically inaccurate"]].inaccurate"]] and make accusations of bringing in "[[OlderThanTheyThink modern politics]]".


* ScheduleSlip: Firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]]; the fic updates ''regularly'' on Sundays, with regular scheduled hiatuses announced months in advance.

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* FromEntertainmentToEducation: A regular refrain in the fic's reviews is that people have been so fascinated by the story's visit to an otherwise obscure era of history that the reviewers have started reading up on the time period themselves.
* GayPanic: A minor example, but there's been some anti-LGBT hate from the reviewers for the relevant storylines, with the usual tone being that having LGBT people existing at all in history is [[YouFailHistoryForever "historically inaccurate"]].
* LineToGod: The author has both a [[http://www.athingofvikings.tumblr.com Tumblr]] and a Discord server on which he's active and chatty.
* ScheduleSlip: Firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]]; the fic updates ''regularly'' on Sundays, with regular scheduled hiatuses announced months in advance.advance.
* TeasingCreator: The author has lots of fun using Creator/BrandonSanderson's phrase of RAFO (Read And Find Out) to answer speculation, occasionally combined with popcorn emojis.

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* ScheduleSlip: Firmly [[AvertedTrope averted]]; the fic updates ''regularly'' on Sundays, with regular scheduled hiatuses announced months in advance.

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