There's a reason why I post the source code for my work publicly. I hope that my work can inspire other people to try it out for themselves and learn from what I've already built. Fandom is all about this, that sort of knowledge sharing, and it would be great to have a place for us to gather and to talk, but I don't know how we'd do that, now that we don't really use LJ/DW communities anymore. In this new Tumblrized, Twitterified age, I feel a bit lost.
On top of that, putting in the effort to build a community like this sounds suspiciously like 'work' and I don't think I have the fannish capital (anymore? ever had?) to actually make this a thing that other people can find and gather around. And I'm not socially aggressive enough to chase down people who have built their own things and beg them to come hang out with me. So it'll probably be one of those super sad outposts where I spend all my time talking to myself along with that lurker person who never says anything and maybe is secretly a spambot.
But if you don't build it, they won't come, right?
*I have never seen Field of Dreams, but I can pretend I know how to quote it correctly.
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