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RePost: Writing Lessons from Fanfiction #2: How to Take the Good With the Bad - The Sweet Escape
Yesterday I introduced this week’s topic, “What I’ve Learned About Writing from Writing Fan Fiction”, with the first lesson that anyone with a talent for writing will have to eventually convince themselves: Fan Fiction writing is real writing. While we don’t produce material that can be bought and sold, it is writing all the same. Anyone who’s writing fan fiction should consider their pieces to be their novellas, their novels, their short stories and be as proud of them as if they were being bound and printed. Today’s Lesson can be a hard pill to swallow. Lesson #2: How to Take Your Lumps, and I’m not talking about the Lady kind. …