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30 Days Of Fan Fiction: Day 3

3 – For each of the fandoms from day two, what were your favourite characters to write?

Blake's 7: Vila and Avon--no surprised there. Those two work so well together and almost write themselves.
Farscape: Stark. Like Vila, he's tragic, appealing, and funny.
Red Dwarf: The Cat I suppose since he's appeared in all three fics.
Stargate Atlantis: Rodney! I love Rodney. He's like a mixture of Vila and Avon.

The rest of these only have one fic each, so in most cases the character is the only one I've written for them. The order is the one AO3 had yesterday; it seems to be random.

Shaun of the Dead: Shaun
Mad Men: Sal Romano
Heroes: Hiro Nakamura
Stargate SG-1: Vala Mal Doran (hey, I like rogues)
Battlestar Galactica (2003): Starbuck
Doctor Who: the Doctor. Donna also appears in a fic not on AO3.
Bas Lag: China Mieville: Bellis Coldwine
Star Trek: Worf was fun
IT Crowd: the IT crowd themselves
Harry Potter: Draco Malfoy
Queen's Thief - Megan Whalen Turner: Gen and Attolia
Chronicles of Narnia: Aslan (the rest were OCs or crossover characters)
Temeraire - Naomi Novik: Levitas
Firefly: Wash

Rest of the questions

4 – Do you have a "muse" character, that speaks to you more than others, or that tries to push their way in, even when the fic isn't about them? Who are they, and why did that character became your muse?

5 –If you have ever had a character, whether your "muse" or not, try to push their way into a fic, what did you do about it?

6 – When you write, do you prefer writing male or female characters?

7 – Have you ever had a fic change your opinion of a character?

8 – Do you write OCs? And if so, what do you do to make certain they're not Mary Sues, and if not, explain your thoughts on OCs.

9 – For each of the fandoms from day two, what are your three favourite pairings to write?

10 – Have you ever gone outside your comfort zone and written a pairing you liked, but found you couldn't write, or a pairing you didn't like, and found you could?

11 – Do you prefer certain genres of fic when you're writing? What kind do you tend to write most?

12 – Have you ever attempted an "adaptation" fic of a favourite book or movie but set in a different fandom?

13 – Do you prefer canon or fanon when you write? Has writing fanfic for a fandom changed the way you see some or even all of the original source material?

14 – Ratings: how high are you comfortable with going? Have you ever written higher? If you're comfortable with NC-17, have you ever been shocked by finding that the story you're writing is G-rated instead?

15 – What do you feel it most important to warn for, and what's the strangest thing you've warned for in a fic?

16 – Summaries: do you like them or hate them? How do you come up with them, if you use them?

17 – Titles: are they the bane of your existence, or the easiest part of the fic? Also, if you do chaptered fic, do you give each chapter a title, or not?

18 – Where do you get the most inspiration or ideas for your fics?

19 – When you have plot ideas, do you sit down and start writing right away, or do you write down the idea for further use?

20 – Do you ever get ideas from other people's stories or art in the same fandom?

21 – Have you ever written a sequel to a fic you wrote, and if so, why? If not, how do you feel about sequels?

22 – Have you ever participated in a fest, ficathon, or a Big Bang? If so, write about your favourite experience in relation to one. If not, are there any you've thought about doing? And if not, why not?

23 – When you post, where do you post to? Just your journal? Just an archive? Your own personal site?

24 – How many betas do you like to use to make sure there aren't any major flaws in your fic? Do you have a beta horror story or dream story?

25 – Do you listen to music while you write? Do you make playlists to get into a certain "mood" to write your fic? Do you need noise in general? Or do you need it completely quiet?

26 – What is the oddest (or most fun) thing you've had to research for a fic?

27 – Where is your favourite place to write, and do you write by hand or on the computer?

28 – Have you ever collaborated with anyone else, whether writing together, or having an artist work on a piece about your fic?

29 – What is your current project or projects?

30 – Do you have a favourite fic you've written? What makes it your favourite? And don't forget to give us a link!

Also posted on Dreamwidth, with comments.

Tags: meme - 30 days of fan fiction
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