Tag : Fan Fiction

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Thanks Lorraine, for guest blogging with this wonderful commentary about dealing with critiques when you don’t see yourself as a writer.  Lorraine is a wonder writer who has done many 200,000 plus word stories online, so please give her a hand.  We’re very thankful to have her here on Living a Life of Writing. First …
Hey there. My name is Shelly, more commonly known as ShellysBees on the blogging site tumblr and Twitter. When I was given the opportunity to write a piece for this blog I found myself at an impasse. There were a few things I wanted to discuss, all of which were related to how Rebecca knows me, …
I have many people to thank for my writing inspiration.  I suppose it’s just like at the awards show where you spend your time listening to others thanking people for their help.  These stars were inspired by others. Now, go back and think about what made you become an author.  Who helped you out at …
Taking advantage of fan fiction publishing opportunities to start developing a following             Now that we understand why fan fiction can prove useful to you as a writer, and have discussed some ways in which we can grow and develop our craft as writers through fan fiction writing, there seems …
Writing requires courage.  There are a lot of people who love to write, not just as a career but as a hobby, and there are some wonderful works out there, including fan fiction.  There is a point when you learn so much more by stepping out of your comfort zone. You can write almost anything …
Borrowing ideas to inspire your writing skills                 We have spoken already this month about the controversial nature of fan fiction and using others’ ideas as a jumping-off point for a new work of fiction. It is true that writing fan fiction has its own set of challenges, but …
I would like to jump into the debate about fan fiction on a bit of a positive note.  During my reading of fan fiction I’ve come across some really great writing. I can tell that these are the people who put their hearts and souls into writing. They are the ones who want to either become published …
Starting to look inside the world of fan fiction                I was talking to some people about what they thought of fan fiction, and it seems that there are quite a few people with some very strong opinions. Out of the 10 people I spoke to, four people said …
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