Tag : Writing Fan Fiction

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I’ve talked about markets and Amazon and publishing before.  I’ve also talked about targeting your market correctly.  The underlining question is: who is your real competition? For many independent authors, the answer is, on the surface, only one person: me.  Except this sort of thinking has its disadvantages, as almost anyone who has spent time …
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 …
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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