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Fic meme, Day Nine

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

Buffy/Angel: Buffy/Spike (obviously, lol), Wesley/Willow, Wesley/Faith. As much m/m as I've written, I'm really not that into the slash pairings in Buffy fandom. I don't buy Spike/Xander, and while Spike/Angel is easy to believe, I'm not crazy about writing Angel.

Merlin: Arthur/Gwen, Arthur/Percival, Merlin/Morgana. Arthur's my main love on the show, so it's probably not surprising he features in my two favorite pairings to do. Like Spike, I just want him to be happy, so my job as a fanfic writer is to make that happen. For Spike, he loves Buffy so I give him Buffy. For Arthur, he loves Gwen, so I give him Gwen. I actually like Arthur/Percival for the flip version. I have a real kink for gentle giants, and Percival fills that bill to a T. I could probably ship him with almost anyone on the show, but the potential with Arthur (heightened by the fact that BJ and TH get along so well off camera) makes that pairing inevitable.

Day One
Day Two
Day Three
Day Four
Day Five
Day Six
Day Seven
Day Eight



10 – Pairings – 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 – Genre – 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" story of a favorite 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 – Warnings – What do you feel it most important to warn for, and what's the strangest thing you've warned for in a story?

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 story? Also, if you do chaptered story, do you give each chapter a title, or not?

18 – Where do you get the most inspiration for your stories (aka "bunnies") from?

19 – When you have bunnies 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 bunnied inspired from other people's stories or art in the same fandom?

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

22 – Have you ever participated in a fest or a Big Bang? If so, write about your favorite 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 – Betaing – How many betas do you like to use to make sure there aren't any major flaws in your story? Do you have a Beta horror story or dream story?

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

26 – What is the oddest (or funnest) thing you've had to research for a story?

27 – Where is your favorite 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 story?

29 – What is your current project or projects?

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