Tag: fandom

Press Play: Tips for Making Fan Fiction Work for You

  It’s becoming more common for authors to get their start by writing fan fiction. There have been many famous authors who started out writing for fandom before transitioning to original works. Chances are you’ve heard of Cassandra Claire and E. L. James, I’m not holding either up as a good examples of morally responsible writers, but they both got their start writing for … Read More Press Play: Tips for Making Fan Fiction Work for You

What Writers Can Learn from Deadpool

Be un-apologetically you.   Know what sets you apart from the crowd.   You aren’t always going to win, and that’s okay.   Never lose your sense of humor. Don’t forget your bag of guns tools. Always be ready to help your fellow writer. Maximum Effort … or something like that.  

Protagonist, Antagonist and Just Plain Gonist: Part 2

My last post explored seasons 1-5 of Supernatural and which characters represented the protagonist in each season.  As discussed last time the protagonist is the person with the most to lose in the story line. The one we, the audience, are expected to most identify with on an emotional level.   I’d like to also discuss who the antagonist is this time. The antagonist … Read More Protagonist, Antagonist and Just Plain Gonist: Part 2

It’s Not Always About Love, but Sometimes It Should Be

Why Supernatural Should Take it a Step Further I’ve recently joined a new fandom (yes another one, what can I say).  I was reluctant at first.  It didn’t seem like it was going to be my thing.  I’m more of a robots and time travel type girl and this is more vampire and holy water stuff.  For the record I hate vampires.  All vampires … Read More It’s Not Always About Love, but Sometimes It Should Be

Fangirls; fanat…

Fangirls; fanatical young women who obsess over a current trend or celebrity.  Often benign but can be volatile and prone to verbal hostilities if their ‘fandom’ is challenged.  The more obsessed can even become physically violent if confronted. I have never been one to follow trends, in fact I tend to avoid all things mainstream as a matter of principal.  However, in the passed two weeks … Read More Fangirls; fanat…