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Shitennou.com Ficathon is Complete

Ah, I'm such a good girl I finished on time...well after a seven day extension (hey, I spend a week in arizona with four kids...) And I even kept the story under 10,000 words! How did I manage that? Well I kind of "pushed" the ending a bit but it was just a short story so.... …

Shitennou Ficathon

I'm not sure if anybody reading is interested, but for your information shitennou.com is having a ficathon again.

Contest Canceled

Well, I'm a bit bummed. I didn't get a single submission for the fanfiction contest, and my own doesn't really count, eh? So the contest for shitennou is officially canceled. Maybe I'll try it again in the summer, as school winds down people have more time to write and be involved. Maybe it's just the sailor …

Young Fanfiction Authors

An interesting article about children and their involvement with fanfiction and how to integrate it into teaching strategies. Personally, the very young writers annoy the heck out of me, I'm of the opinion that really you have to be at least 15 to have learned enough grammar and writings skills, and most importantly to have enough …

Songfics...ugh

Another mini-rant here - I was trying to read an arguably good story and ran into something I despise - songfics. Whoever decided that copying a song's lyrics word for word, splitting it up and sticking it between very SMALL paragraphs of some kind of story, and calling it a songfic. Hell I want to shoot …

The dissapointment of fanfiction

I love fanfiction. Love it a lot. I think that companies should gather up the best stuff and publish it, it's that good. Sometimes better than the originals. Star Trek should hire some writers off the web, their last scripts have stunk. But there's one think I HATE about fanfiction. The serial nature.