Why Fanfic

May. 16th, 2010 02:27 pm
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Via [personal profile] boosette and [personal profile] branchandroot (I'm cobbling their two lists together), a meme I can't pass up:

Bold any reasons that apply to you, strike out any that don't (if you feel like it), and add three (or more, or less) reasons of your own to the bottom.


#1-#25 )

And my additions (some perhaps a bit redundant)...

26. Because I'm inspired to do it.
27. Because these characters are dear to me, and writing fanfiction is a way to spend time with them and do something awesome with and for them.
28. Because the original author didn't think through some aspect(s) of their situation/characterization/worldbuilding/etc. to my statisfaction and I want to work through the full implications I see in it.*
29. Because I always find myself thinking "What if...?" "Wouldn't it have been great if...?" "Wouldn't it be better if...?"
30. Because it's natural.

* Yes, I'm looking at you, Rowling.
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I couldn't resist this one; warning: TV tropes link enclosed.

Via [personal profile] smurasaki. Pick 20 movies/anime/video games/literary works and put their summaries from Better than it Sounds and WITHOUT CHEATING have your friends guess."

I sided for amusement over difficulty (and I've at least seen or read a *little* of the ones I picked), so let's see...

UPDATE: Most have been guessed, but just for fun, I added additional hints (while trying to maintain the spirit) to the few that are left...

UPDATE 2: Okay, after a couple of days it seems like no one's still playing (no one read my extra clues...), so I'm posting the answers to the ones unguessed.

My Twenty... )


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