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08 September 2014 @ 12:24 am
writing meme, y'all~  
Got fic-ish questions? Just give me some letters. :333

Snatched from karou95 >;)

writing meme

A. Describe your comfort zone—a typical you-fic.
B. Is there a trope you’ve yet to try your hand at, but really want to?
C. Is there a trope you wouldn’t touch with a ten foot pole?
D. How many fic ideas are you nurturing right now? Care to share one of them?
E. Share one of your strengths.
F. Share one of your weaknesses.
G. Share a snippet from one of your favorite pieces of prose you’ve written and explain why you’re proud of it.
H. Share a snippet from one of your favorite dialogue scenes you’ve written and explain why you’re proud of it.
I. Which fic has been the hardest to write?
J. Which fic has been the easiest to write?
K. Is writing your passion or just a fun hobby?
L. Is there a section of canon above all others that inspires you just a little bit more?
M. What’s the best writing advice you’ve ever come across?
N. What’s the worst writing advice you’ve ever come across?
O. If you could choose one of your fics to be filmed, which would you choose?
P. If you only could write one pairing for the rest of your life, which pairing would it be?
Q. Do you write your story from start to finish, or do you write the scenes out of order?
R. Do you use any tools, like worksheets or outlines?
S. Stephen King once said that his muse is a man who lives in the basement. Do you have a muse?
T. Describe your perfect writing conditions.
U. How many times do you usually revise your fic/chapter before posting?
V. Choose a passage from one of your earlier fics and edit it into your current writing style. (Person sending the ask is free to make suggestions).
W. If you were to revise one of your older fics from start to finish, which would it be and why?
X. Have you ever deleted one of your published fics?
Y. What do you look for in a beta?
Z. Do you beta yourself? If so, what kind of beta are you?
AA. How do you feel about collaborations?
AB. Share three of your favorite fic writers and why you like them so much.
AC. If you could write the sequel (or prequel) to any fic out there not written by yourself, which would you choose?
AD. Do you accept prompts?
AE. Do you take liberties with canon or are you very strict about your fic being canon compliant?
AF. How do you feel about smut?
AG. How do you feel about crack?
AH. What are your thoughts on non-con and dub-con?
AI. Would you ever kill off a canon character?
AJ. Which is your favorite site to post fic?
AK. Talk about your current wips.
AL. Talk about a review that made your day.
AM. Do you ever get rude reviews and how do you deal with them?
AN. Write an alternative ending to a fic you've written (specify by title, link or general description]
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(Anonymous) on September 8th, 2014 05:10 am (UTC)
G please.

- your biggest anon fangirl
checkinyourbra: jessica03checkinyourbra on September 11th, 2014 06:43 pm (UTC)
Biggest Anon Fangirl, huh? Congrats on getting xsunray jelly hehe. :33

G. Share a snippet from one of your favorite pieces of prose you’ve written and explain why you’re proud of it.

I think I'll choose a selection from my 'A Ghost in Mind' since it's the freshest in my mind. ^^

"Even her sullen expressions--eyelashes pointed south and cheeks lacking rosiness--upstaged any cover of Harper’s Bazaar. Tiffany had mistaken her inclination to stare at the woman (when Jessica wasn't already staring at her) for jealousy. It started off as such, then molded into something new. Something alien, unacceptable and god, it’s her ex’s girl on the side! Jessica was practically a widow at that point.

While they drank and bickered earlier, Tiffany caught herself flirting. Thank goodness for Jessica’s debilitating self-involvement or she would have surely noticed."


One big reason I chose is because I tend to write in bite-sized paragraphs. Though these aren't particularly long, it was nice to find a little chunk to discuss.

This is from Chapter Three of the 'Ghost' fic. I was extremely nervous about this chapter because it'd be JeTi's first sexual encounter. The multi-shot had only six parts, so I was afraid of rushing the intimacy. However, no matter how I scrolled through my story, it had to happen when it did. I'd always wanted to made a straight-up ~adult fic with angst on the side. 'Ghost' was an opportunity!

I like this segment in particular because, in a nutshell, it explains Tiffany's true train of thought while she interacted with Jessica. Through that frustration, the attraction couldn't be ignored. And, near the end, she still put in a dig at Jessica for being self-involved. Conflicted, but she was much more secure with acting on her feelings. So, when she made her advance, it softened the "wait, what?!" blow of them making out. Tiffany assessed the situation: ex's widow, alone in her house, and possible mutual attraction. Build-up can be just as sexy as the act itself, after all. :33

Thanks for asking, bb. *hugssss*

Edited at 2014-09-11 06:43 pm (UTC)