|Reviews for A Complete Idiot's Guide To Writing A Hunger Games Fanfiction|
| flowersnowgirl chapter 3 . 2/14
I feel really bad now because of how similar my SYOT is to this... I'll redo my Sponsorship system and kill all these Mary Sue's in the Bloodbath... Hopefully I can make this better than the way I've already ruined this.
| sinsandinsanity chapter 4 . 7/1/2015
Don't forget AUs! And the next generation ones...Finnick and Annie's son has a creepy relationship with ten year younger willow. But mainly AUs. One of the most popular AU fic on this site is just awful.
| Wevolunteerastributes chapter 4 . 6/24/2015
So good! I completely agree with you, so I always try to write an original story. All of your other parodies are great too
| Josephm611 chapter 4 . 4/15/2015
These things are SO ANNOYINGLY COMMON! And it also happens that 2 of my 3 stories are in these categories. I'd like to think that I don't follow the cliches, but I don't think I qualify as an impartial judge of my own work. Can you check it out and tell me what you think? (I know, this is advertising) :)
| Guest chapter 1 . 2/21/2015
| almanera chapter 2 . 11/24/2014
Haha, you're sarcastic, I like that!
| Wicked.Intentions chapter 4 . 11/10/2014
I almost died of laughter while reading this. It is just hilarious, and I applaud you. I have never read any of these scenarios you described because I always avoid stories centered around an OC in the "Hunger Games." However, I've seen all of these general concepts and the scamming of readers for reviews in pretty much every fandom I venture into while looking for a good fix to my cravings for romance between two unlikely characters. (This provides so much opportunity to run into a cringe-worthy story, let me tell you.)
| Beauty Bxtch chapter 2 . 8/30/2014
I understand completely where yoou're coming from. I see so many of these stories, and it irritates me beyond the breaking point. We don't want to read the Hunger Games except in an even worse way then Suzanne Collins made it. We want to read it diffrently. If you are to make a Katniss story change it to where she would get together with at least somebody believable. not Finnick. They clearly state he's on love with Annie. If you are to make an OC story don't follow the plot! if you are to make a romance story make a struggle. For example don't make the female totally awesome with a highscore of eleven or twelve. What ever. Don't make the guy the stalker who's been watching you since you were in kindergarten. And don't make the guys name something similar to a regular name, but not normal. PeetaPeet/Peter WalterWalteera. It's ridiculous what some people will do for reviews. And don't name every female character after a flower. Example: Daisy, Katniss, Primrose, etc. Stupid. We don't want the same we want different. I've done stuff where I lack more details, and I do need to put more in about her family or friends, but I still have time to do that because I'm only on chapter two of both stories. But I'm twelve so at least I'm not one of the college students writing something that's more my grade level, and my writings more their grade level. It's shameful on their part. I've never really read these because I though they would be cruel to Suzanne Collins, but I actually enjoy reading this. All it is, is the truth of some of the morons out their who think their story is awesome because they have one hundred reviews. For instance I only have . . . . zero. I really want more, but I rather have none about a decent story than thousands about a story taking the original plot. Bravo to you for expressing what you believe in.
| Dame Selena chapter 4 . 8/20/2014
Haha funny! Can you write the clato chapter next?
| Anna chapter 4 . 8/1/2014
Hi! I liked the way you brought up the cliché-ness of some common Hunger Games I find kind of sad that all you said is true: the more original a story is, the less reviews it gets. And with that, less people are attracted to it (I also seek the stories with most reviews, thinking that they'll be good), but the amount of reviews does not label a story, right? I've read plenty of amazing stories (not only in the HG fandom), with stuff that may seem like cliché at some point, but end up original and worth my time and get 4 or so reviews in every 10 chapters.
Keep this guide up and I'll wait until you get to the depths of the Clato dungeon.
| earthling44 chapter 4 . 6/15/2014
Haha this is quite amusing- and sadly true. It is really difficult to get reviews with an original plot line. Keep going with this, it's an enjoyable read :)
| Guest chapter 1 . 4/26/2014
This is hilarious and so true! I wish you'd delve into the AUs. There are so many high school/college stories. Then there's the "M" rated pornos that call the man Peeta and the woman Katniss but neither are in character at all. (And lot of these stories are quite popular and have up to 1,000 followers.) Yeah, isn't this fandom great. There's something for everyone!
| Kl chapter 4 . 4/14/2014
What about a chapter on "What ifs"? What if Rue hadn't pointed out the tracker jackers? What if Peeta nearly forced Katniss to kill him? You know, stuff like that. What do you have to say about that?
| gkmoberg1 chapter 2 . 4/15/2014
At what point do we realize Suzanne Collins read this before writing Catching Fire? Let's see... we have a Reaping, a train ride, training, and then the Games where (drum roll...) Katnip & Peeta survive. Oh my goodness. It's as if she took all this to heart and then set out to writing the sequel to her own story. Writing a fanfic of your own story - that's a good one. I'll go look in the Forward of the novel to see if she writes a Disclaimer naming you.
| ElementalEvolution chapter 4 . 3/23/2014
Brilliant. You are brilliant. I am laughing my head off. Well...not literally.
Bye for now :)