It has gotten to the point in my life that I probably spend more time explaining my fan fiction writing to people than I actually spend, you know, writing fan fiction. It's sad that, as a kid, with no prompting from the outside world or other fan fiction authors, I already knew that talking about writing fan fiction was social suicide. Even in , when fan fiction is more prominently known than ever, I can see people getting genuinely uncomfortable with me mentioning it. People still have so many weird misconceptions about what fan fiction is, what kind of people write it, and it all results in lots of really awkward conversations that, frankly, fan fiction writers are super tired of having. It took me a very long time to become someone who isn't ashamed of writing fic. I did not breathe a word of it in middle or high school, and eventually told a few close friends in college, which leads us to today.
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The journey to become a better writer is not an easy one, but it is a journey well worth the task. This is even so for writers who work with fanfiction. When Rachel got off the bus her sister Elizabeth was waiting for her with her arms crossed, and a frown on her face. The older girl's foot tapped impatiently on the ground. I just wish momma would get me an electronic device I could use at school.
If you are a die-hard fan of an original piece of fiction, you've likely read or engaged with fanfiction. Whether you've fallen in love with the characters or storyline, fanfiction has a huge following online. While the legality of fanfiction is up for debate, there are a lot of people who like to honor a creator's original work with fanfiction, or a fictionalized continuation of the story and beloved characters. Some fans are desperate to contribute but just don't know how to write fanfiction. From Outlander to Lord of the Rings there's definitely a genre of fanfiction for everyone.
To create this article, 19 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. This article has been viewed 29, times. Learn more Fanfiction is an interesting and enjoyable category on Wattpad. After reading a few, you may become interested in writing your own.