Author has written 4 stories for Chronicles of Narnia, Megamind, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
I am an amateur writer who uses fanfiction.net to:
A) Have fun! I need a creative outlet, and this is as good as any (and a bit less time consuming than some). This means, these stories are written and published first and foremost because I like them.
B) Improve my writing skills. Especially Characterization and Story-line. Most of my previous original stories (which, to be fair, were written mostly in Middle School and before, so they are hardly expected to be stellar) were horrendous Mary-Sues and Lord of the Rings or Narnia copy-cats. So here I will still be copy-catting, I guess, but having set characters and setting will teach me how to keep things consistent. At least that's my hope. Therefore, be sure to leave me (kindly meant) constructive criticism.
C) Get an ego-boost. So feel free to flatter me ;)
Unnecessary spelling errors (I'm fairly lenient on homophones, but anything Spell Check would get ought to be corrected)
Unresearched fics (I admit, I'm a nit-picker. A few errors are unavoidable, and I'll just pat myself on the back for noticing, but when basic plot-points hinge on something that doesn't work in canon... let's just say it better be listed as AU or I'll be irritated... or amused, depending on my mood).
Not warning about potentially offensive content (this is just common courtesy. Most people are good about it, but every once in a while I stumble on something...)
Action/Adventure. Hurt/Comfort. Drama. Family. Friendship. And I'm a sucker for fluff, especially Sibling fluff (in Narnia).
Least Favorite Genres:
(However, there are exceptions to this. I have read both published works and fanfiction in these categories that I have liked).
I do not write anything above a "T" rating, slash, incest, or works that contain explicit sexual content or excessive profanity. I'm also kind of creeped out by vast differences in the ages of characters in a pairing (especially when one character is fairly young).
Four pairings I LOVE:
Sam/Rosie: Lord of the Rings
Samantha/Jack: Stargate: SG-1
Joe/Clarisse: The Princess Diaries
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