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Fic meme, Day Ten

Day 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?

Yep. As much of a Spuffy girl as I am, I do have a Buffy/Angel fic in my repertoire. It was for a ficathon on fractured fairytales, and the person requesting wanted Buffy/Faith/Angel with the Snow White & Rose Red fairy tale. The end result was Flight Patterns, a post S2 fic that I'm oddly quite proud of.

I'm being more careful in Merlin, lol. One of the pairings I don't want to write (and honestly read very little of) is Merlin/Arthur. Since so much of the fandom seems devoted to them, I'm more selective about where I get involved. I kind of wanted to do merlin_holidays, but going through the requests, there were only two out of 42 (at that time, since they stopped at 50) I felt remotely comfortable attempting. My writing time is too precious to play with those kinds of odds, lol.

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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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