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Well, fic is hard.

I'm like halfway through my first ever attempt at it, for a kinkmeme prompt, and going soooo slowly.

I'm completely new to writing fanfic, but I really want to do it and do it well, because it turns out I have a lot of feelings. Like, character feelings but also goddammit-there-ought-to-be-more-femslash-and-different-shades-of-queerness feelings. Really just more stuff that isn't pretty cis boys - nothing against pretty cis boys and I sure do like reading about them because yum, but let's have more ladies and non-binary folks yes please.

But I'm so SLOW and I know it's going to be a while before I get into the swing of this and meantime I'm sure my writing is going to continue to piss me off because it's not a tenth as good as I'd like it to be and dear lord, this was supposed to be fun?!?!

Okay let's have more tea and attempt to finish this fill.

Date: 2013-03-09 03:03 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] voksen
Haha welcome to fanficland! If you want to toss ideas around or brainstorm or whatever that sometimes helps the slowness. Good luck either way :)

Date: 2013-03-09 03:40 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] voksen
The kink meme eats souls, it is known. I certainly don't have one left, anyway.

You too, good luck with your work and your fill!

Date: 2013-03-09 04:20 pm (UTC)
carmarthen: "Would you like my hat?" (Default)
From: [personal profile] carmarthen
*waves hi*

let's have more ladies and non-binary folks yes please.

I agree heartily, but apparently can manage to write about nothing but Javert at this point (with PAINFUL SLOWNESS why so hard, writing?), so am a giant hypocrite. I keep wanting to write complicated canon-era Cosette/Eponine AUs and then my brain derails at the complexity....

Date: 2013-03-10 12:13 am (UTC)
carmarthen: "Would you like my hat?" (Default)
From: [personal profile] carmarthen
It really is! I mean, I guess there are easyish ways to do it, but I don't personally find them as satisfying as the idea of them actually having to work through all the Past History and class issues and whatnot.

(I am glad you liked it! I need to do more rec posts...)

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