CSBB Author Spotlight: accio-ambition
Today’s Captain Swan Big Bang Spotlight features @accio-ambition!
What is your writing process like?
A mess. I usually have a plot I try to follow and then I tackle whatever part speaks to me that day. I usually spit out dialogue and some vague descriptions and then work from there. I write a lot like contractors build: one step at a time.
What do you think your greatest strength is as a writer?
I like to think I’m pretty good at voices. Like, I feel like I can write Emma and Killian pretty well and pretty in character.
What’s a particular trope or kind of story you’ve wanted to try, but haven’t gotten to yet?
I’ve always wanted to be better at smut. Like I tried to write it once and I felt like a middle schooler. It was not pretty.
Who is your favorite OUAT character to write?
I don’t know if I have a favorite, but I write Killian a lot more than I would have expected. There’s just so much fodder to play with, no matter what universe or realm or whatever a story takes places in.
If you participated in the first Captain Swan Big Bang, what was the experience like for you? What are you looking forward to this time around?
First time around, Big Bang was interesting because I had this great idea and I planned it out and then I got in contact with my beta and she ripped it apart. It was for the better, honestly, she did exactly what a beta was supposed to do, but it made it a little more difficult. I’m hoping this time around I actually sort of stick to the schedule because I think I let my last Big Bang sit for like two months without adding anything because of life happenings. Crossing my fingers that’s not the case this time.
This was the culmination of last year’s Big Bang. It was really fun and hard to write, but my artist was amazing, as was my beta, and I felt extremely accomplished when it was published.
This was actually my second foray into fanfiction at all and it started as a two shot that grew into a huge MC that consumed the better part of three years of my life. It means so much to me and it got such great reception. It taught me a lot and it’s always going to be my baby.
watch me fall a little more in love (Tumblr)
This story has actually gotten the most notes out of any of them and it’s really adorable, if I do say so myself.