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Looking For Femslash Fanfic Reviews And Recommendations

If you’ve got a favourite femslash fanfiction either online or published I’d love to hear from you. My new Femslash only archive is up and running and one of the sections is for reviews and recommendations.

So if you want to promote your favourite Femslash Fanfic or want to get the word out about one of your own stories (Which of course you can also submit to the site) I’d love to hear from you.

Take a look here – Femslash Fanfic Reviews – then submit away :-)

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Looking for Femslash Fan Fiction

Hi.

I’ve just created a new story submission site – this one dedicated to just Femslash, so if you’ve got a story to submit or your looking for some femslash to read wander on over to Femslash Fanfic – I’m still adding categories but there’s a few there to get you started – as always let me know what I’m missing

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How to Write Vampire Fanfiction

Vampires are in these days. It’s debatable whether they ever really went out-I mean, who hasn’t at least gone through a phase where they were entranced by vampires? Vampires are sexy, strong, and forbidden-what could be more fascinating than that? And there are so many vampires worlds to choose from now: Twilight, House of Night, Vampire Academy, Vampire Diaries, Vladimir Tod, True Blood, Blue Blood, the Van Alen Legacy, Blood Ninja, Blood Coven, and even Buffy and The Lost Boys, who never get old.

It’s no wonder so many people want to play in those worlds by writing fanfiction. Here are a few tips for writing vampire fanfiction.

Vampires aren’t just people with odd eating habits. Being a vampire changes something in the formerly human nature of these beings. You can certainly have vampires with positive human characteristics, such as the compassionate Carlisle or the loyal Stevie Ray, but those characteristics are tempered and tested by their essentially blood-craving nature. No matter what your fandom, there’s something different about vampires.

Know your fandom. Do you know the difference between a drudge, a friend, and a mate? A coven, a tribe and a family? A legal vampire and an illegal one? Don’t assume that all vampire worlds follow Bram Stoker’s mythology, because they don’t. Some vampires sparkle, some are allergic to garlic, some have mystical powers, some are masters of seduction, some drink synthetic blood, some are tattooed, some fall in love with humans and some regard humans only as dinner, some can turn into animals, some can enslave you and some can be enslaved. If you’re writing fanfiction, the whole idea is to write within that world, so you have to follow the rules of the world.

Know the difference between AU and AU-Human. This is, of course, where you get to break the rules, but even in AU, you have to do it right. Alternative Universe is where you take the basic canon and you change something from canon. What if Bella hooked up with Jacob (or Jasper or Emmett or Alice) instead of Edward? What if Vlad and Henry discovered an attraction to each other? What if Zoey remained human but still fell in love with Erik? In these stories, you change an element of what the author has given you. AU-Human is a little different; in these stories, the vampires aren’t vampires. So, Zoey really is a human, Taro falls in with ninjas who are just ninjas, and Edward is a brooding, dark young man, but doesn’t want to drink Bella’s blood. Both of these can make fabulous stories…but stick as close to the canonical world as you can, so that the change is even more powerful.

All the rules of good writing apply. Just because it’s fanfiction, doesn’t mean you don’t have to make it the best story you can. Keep your vampires hot and dangerous, your worlds true to canon, your dialogue sharp and witty, and your plots realistic (within the fantastical world of the story). Get a good beta to double check your chapters so that you don’t have spelling or grammar errors. Always respect both your original author and your readers…and the vampires you all get to share.

There’s so much variety in the fictional worlds of vampires, but they all seem to draw us in and make us want to explore them more. The next time you want to spend more time with a vamp, follow these tips and write for yourself the story you always wanted to read.

Katherine Teel is a professional writer, editor and beta–and writes fanfiction in the Harry Potter, Twilight and The Office worlds. She and two other accomplished betas offer a beta service to fanfiction writers who want to transition into original writing, No Disclaimers Beta Services: www.nodisclaimerbetas.com

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A Guide For Those Who Want to Write Fanfiction

When readers first discover the existence of fanfiction, their first reaction is often, “You can’t be serious!” That’s pretty understandable–what kind of people spend their time reading and writing about other writers’ characters? Well, to tell the truth, slightly obsessed ones. We know it; we don’t apologize. And we understand-that was probably our first reaction, too. It’s often followed by the second reaction, some variation on, “This is amazing!” or “Why didn’t anyone tell me this was out there?”

Fanfiction is the ultimate tribute to our favorite writers and their compelling characters. It’s not the provenance of 13-year-old girls with “I Heart Edward” drawn in glitter pen on their notebooks (though there are certainly excellent teenage writers in every fandom). It’s a creative outlet for people of every economic and educational level; the Twilight, The Office, and Harry Potter fandoms, where I hang out, has lawyers, doctors, professors, and other professionals with PhD’s, Masters’ degrees, and other significant accomplishments.

So, if you daydream about Edward, Harry, Clark, Wolverine, Mr. Darcy, or any of the hundreds of characters that capture our imagination, why not try writing your own fanfiction?

Here are some tips for getting started.

Know your canon! Canon is the official story, the book, TV show or movie created by the writers. The whole point of writing fanfiction is to spend more time in this world, with these people. Don’t break the rules of the world that the author set up. For one thing, it will be extremely distracting to your reader to be constantly thinking, “But you can’t Apparate inside Hogwarts!” or “But Jasper’s older than Edward!” There are ways to break canon, and we’ll get to those, but be familiar with the world you want to write in.

Start by asking “what if?” This is an easy way to begin any story, including fanfiction. What if Charlie was changed into a vampire? What if Harry and Hermione made out? What if Charlotte died and Mary Bennet went to be Mr. Collins’ housekeeper? What would vampires do in the event of a biological weapons attack? Go crazy with it-you don’t have to write every crazy thought you have.

Don’t be afraid of hard topics. The fanfiction world is largely made of adults, and has a sophisticated ratings system in place. So don’t be afraid to ask, “How would Edward react if Bella got raped?” “How would Harry and Ginny deal with infertility?” or any other sensitive topic that real life presents.

Don’t forget warnings. If you choose to write on a sensitive topics, make sure your story summary warns your readers that those topics are included. Some readers prefer to avoid certain stories and should have the chance to do so.

Find a beta. This is an absolute. A beta is basically a proofreader or editor. This is the person who will catch the mistakes you’re too close to see. Every fanfiction writer, even those who are professional writers or English professors, should have a beta. You may be a brilliant writer, but something is going to slip by you. Always have a second set of eyes look things over for you. For example, I’m a professional writer, college professor, and have a doctorate, but I still have at least 2 betas look over everything I write.

Never apologize. Don’t write, “I’m sorry if this isn’t very good,” or “This is my first fanfiction, go easy on me,” in your summaries or chapter notes. If you believe in your story, if you’ve put the work in, the story will speak for itself. If you have something to apologize for, it’s not ready to post.

Give a little, get a little. Reviews are money, chocolate, and oxygen for fanfiction writers. One way to get some is to give some. If someone takes the time and trouble to review your story, why not go find one of theirs and offer one to them?

Follow the rules. Different fanfiction sites have different rules, so you really do need to skim the submission guidelines before submitting a story. It’s easier and less embarrassing than getting your story pulled off for noncompliance. And there is ALWAYS a site that will take your story, no matter what it is.

Alternate Universe (AU). This is where you get to break the rules. You can label a story AU when you are deliberately departing from canon. If Sirius didn’t go to Azkaban, or Esme’s baby didn’t die, or Mr. Darcy fell in love with Jane instead of Elizabeth, for example. But even if your story’s AU, you still have to stick to the rules of the world as much as possible. In your summary, make sure you indicate what the AU elements are: “AU after Book 6,” “Does not include information in Breaking Dawn.”

Those are a few things to know as you start to spend time in your imagination in the world of your favorite characters. After a chapter or two, it’ll come easy, and you’ll feel like a pro.

Katherine Teel is a professional writer, editor and beta–and writes fanfiction in the Harry Potter, Twilight and The Office worlds. She and two other accomplished betas offer a beta service to fanfiction writers who want to transition into original writing, No Disclaimers Beta Services www.nodisclaimerbetas.com

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Jane Austen Fan Fiction Sparks Interest Around the World

Jane Austen fan fiction has sparked a worldwide interest and the amount of modern Austen adaptations is growing. An increasing number of sequels to the writer’s most popular works, including Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, Emma and Persuasion have been published in the recent years to a growing audience.

Much of JA fanfic is based on the highly popular Pride and Prejudice, although Sense and Sensibility, and Emma, have both created several follow-ups, as has Persuasion. In many sequels the writers explore possible events after the wedding of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. Books such as “Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife” and “Darcy & Elizabeth: Nights and Days at Pemberley” by Linda Berdoll imagine events and storylines after the original story’s ending. Some books, however, update the stories and place them in a modern setting.

In Emma Tennant’s “An Unequal Marriage” the son of Darcy gets married to a barmaid, and in Melissa Nathan’s “Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field” the main character is a magazine journalist who ends up with the role of Elizabeth in a play with disastrous results. While Regency ear novels are the most popular, the modern adaptations and sequels are also a lot of fun to read, illustrating that Jane Austen’s classic is just that a classic. Her themes are just as pertinent in today’s modern world as they were 200 years ago.

Many of the sequels and spin offs have managed to pick up the story at where Jane Austen left it in her books, and have created some interesting insights into the characters’ lives. Some writers also explore and develop characters that received less attention originally. These include Julia Barrett, who in her “Presumption: An Entertainment” builds the main story around Darcy’s sister Georgiana. Some of the modern spin-offs have received criticism from fans of Austen but many have become very popular among Austen fans and other readers, and have kept the world of Austen alive and well into the 21st century.

Ellie James is a lover of all things Jane Austen. Her favorite books are those Jane Austen sequels which center on the Regency period and find Darcy and Elizabeth in all sorts of interesting new scenarios. That said, any JA sequel is good too!

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Fanfiction Suggestions

Now that I’m updating the main fanfic site I thought it was time to put out another call for any suggestions.

Fandoms

So if you have any suggestions for fandoms you would like me to add please let me know (you can use the comments section below – if you’re shy just leave a note and I’ll contact you privately via email)

Fanfiction Reviews

If you would like to submit a review of your own fanfiction or of a story you want to share with others again just let me know (via comments section – I can email you to arrange having your review submitted) see this page for examples – fanfic reviews

Fanfiction Ebooks

If you have a fanfic of your own, or you know of some authors who might be interested in having their fanfictions converted so they can be read in an ereader etc again just let me know – see this page for examples – fanfiction ebooks

Anything else

If there’s something else you’d like to see either here on this blog or on the main site – just let me know

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How to upload/create stories/chapters on Fanfiction.net

Basically, a how-to video, requested by my friend avery.

Author: ErinRocks122
Duration: 179
Published: 2010-03-20 03:18:10
How to upload/create stories/chapters on Fanfiction.net

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How To Write Good Fanfiction Tutorial

Wanna write fanfiction? Whatch this.

Author: PITZWIL100
Duration: 655
Published: 2010-07-24 08:32:54
How To Write Good Fanfiction Tutorial

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How to write good fanfction tutorial part 2

wanna write fanfiction. watch this.

Author: PITZWIL100
Duration: 286
Published: 2010-07-24 18:06:02
How to write good fanfction tutorial part 2

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LuffyxKurumu/Rena/Mikuru?SpeedArt :3

see the full-size image here: monochrome1994.deviantart.com :D For videogamemeisterSteph.The idea rose up when we did strange character memes on deviantART. as we both had Luffy and Rena in our top ten favourite characters, we noticed they seemed to get paired together a lot, according to the questions. He also got paired with Kurumu in hers, and I found a One Piece crossover fanfiction with Mikuru featuring. Aaaaand… this is the result. :D I hope you like! It’s a bit WTF… but I’m proud of how it came out. Heck, I may not even bother buying a tablet. I’m comfortable as I am. ^-^

Author: monochrome1994
Duration: 405
Published: 2010-08-20 12:21:33
LuffyxKurumu/Rena/Mikuru?SpeedArt :3

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