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`I'm thinking of quitting the band` said Yoni to his brother, the one that's also in the band. And he took a long sip of his milk.
`Hey don't drink out of the carton.` ....
ungh writers block.
not all fan fiction is slash fiction
that is different only in that it features homosexual relationships? And you expect people not to criticise you for that? Wow.
i just thought it was fantasies about people from wherever bonking.
Yes, it's exclusively homosexual, and there's zero obligation for it to to have anything explicit. Most of it is just cringey romance stuff.
my main acquaintance with fan fiction of any kind is my chemical romance fiction where all the band members want to get with the mary sue and there's lots of crying.
i did read some buffy lesbian slash, but it's mostly just a bit odd. esp. the ones where willow is a BDSM dominatrix. and she's not even vamp willow.
Slash SPECIFICALLY refers to homosexual relationships. SPECIFICALLY.
Accepting that you misunderstood the term, but it reads the same as "I'm more worried about homosexuality", which still is a totally moronic and offensive thing to say.
Which you do,then it didn't read like that at all. Chap just had the wrong end of the stick, stop trying to paint him as a homophobe
I was saying that my criticism of her post was because it sounded homophobic.
turned into a squirrel. It was mental. And then I saw some nobs.
Like an artist doing a painting of a man sitting in a living room and then some amateur getting it reproduced and painting a really shit dog sat next to him. It doesn't make sense to me.
Not everything appeals to everyone. Some people enjoy writing / reading fanfic, and have to put up with a lot of shit from pathetic elitist types about how silly/embarrassing it is.
I can't think how to articulate it properly cos I'm thick... but once the characters and the world and the original story have been created by the writer then anyone can manipulate those things in their own mind.
to not write it down and share it and read others.
Rather than read through a 15 year old's dump of the various shades of red listed in the thesarus to describe how flush Hermione's face gets when Ron penetrates her
All fanfic writers are teenage girls!
They can't write at all!
All fanfic is just sex fantasies!
That's your own input there - perhaps our patriarchal society has repressed you for too long
I was listing the usual ways in which people dismiss it. Not quoting you. If I was quoting you I would have quoted.
Isn't it usually housewives in the red states of the US?
All we would've seen was
Due to the site's lack of basic functionality, such as not breaking when someone uses certain types of punctuation mark
You must have written some since you're taking everything so much to heart. SRS BZNSFDSDFSDSDSSFDARRRRGGGHH
So why are you so angry about everyone laughing at fan fiction? I think the image that (sweeping generalisation alert) most people have of it is that it's total rubbish made by weirdos.
and... yeah, never mind.
over a computer generated game character, see Lara Croft.
About a 29 year old man sitting up late at night writing Harry Potter fan fiction, while considering himself to be 'not another one of those nerdy fan fiction writers on the internet' and basking in the smug superiority of his writing when compared to the bunch of 14 year olds who post their stories in the same place as his.
No need to be so hard on yourself
I actually think that trying to write in a certain style and using an established set of characters can help someone try to find their own authorial voice. Most people write in a pastiche when they start out, whether they realise it or not, so there's nothing unhealthy about doing it deliberately to flex your writing muscles.
Of course, people who develop obsessive fascinations with fictional creations, which feeds into their own distorted sexuality, and pervert an author's works to fulfill some gaping chasm in their own flawed personality, should probably stay in the darkest corners of the internet where they belong.
when I feel the need to write but have hit creative walls in any original stuff I'm doing.
Which is quite often. I think it's a pretty good solution as it stops me getting lazy and is easier than writing from your own world, which can be very difficult if you're not feeling particularly creative that day.
Either way, I say if someone likes writing, then I'd much prefer them to be writing fanfiction than just going on and on about how they've got a "mental block" and are really creative but they just can't put their super super good ideas into words yeah.
I enjoyed trying to emulate Douglas Adams' style and the Arthuer Dent voice. It was harder than you might think - then again, I was trying to make it /sound/ legitmate, not the two of them fucking each other in the Heart of Gold.
'write in the style of....'
It's a great way of understanding how an author creates a 'voice' and it makes you appreciate the mechanics of creating a style too.
I guess it all depends what you mean by 'fanfiction' though - the term itself sounds kind of inherently prejudicial - like your Douglas Adams thing, because it's good, wouldn't count as fanfic because giving it that label makes it seem like something totally disposible.
Fan fiction about real people, usually a band, I find really really weird. YOU DON'T KNOW THEM LEAVE THEM ALONE AND STOP PRETENDING TO KNOW THEM.
of a girl that i went to school with. she used to write these epic roger daltrey fan fiction stories, then ask me to proofread them. i did it for the lolz.